Police Investigating Double Murder in Frederick

A man and woman were killed during early morning assault on Acacia Court.

Frederick, Md. (DG) – Police are investigating a double murder in Frederick.

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said they were alerted to an assault in progress at 5:10 AM on Acacia Court, and when deputies arrived three minutes later they found a man and woman in the roadway with serious injuries.

EMS arrived and gave administered emergency care, but both victims were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police quickly identified a suspect. The suspect was located near the scene and taken into custody.

Both victims were taken to the Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore for autopsies.

Investigators believe the victims and suspect knew each other.

-Dianah Gibson