Man Charged in Deaths of Wife, Mother-in-Law in Oxon Hill

Police have identified a mother and daughter found dead in a Oxon Hill home early Saturday morning.

Authorities say 54-year-old Janice Marshal-Thomas and her mother 83-year-old Eunice Brooks were found dead shortly before 8 a.m. in their home in the 5500 block of Chloe Drive.

Marshal-Thomas' husband, 54-year-old Malcolm Paul Thomas, was arrested later that evening. He has admitted his involvement their deaths.

All three lived in the home together.

Police say both women suffered from trauma to the upper body.

Thomas is charged with two counts of first-degree murder. He remains in custody in Wakefield, Virginia. He will be extradited back to Prince George's County, police said.

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