Two Fatalities In Howard County Believed To Be Connected

This is an ongoing investigation.

Laurel, Md. (BW)- Howard County Police are investigating two fatal incidents on Sunday, Feb 11 that may be connected.

Officers responded to the 11200 block of Chaucers Ridge Court shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday for a domestic assault. One female adult was found in a residence and was pronounced dead at the scene.

Shortly after, officers responded to the northbound side of Route 29 near Old Columbia Road for a single-vehicle collision involving a pedestrian.

The pedestrian was an adult male. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators with Howard County Police believe the adult male killed on Route 29 assaulted the female victim earlier that evening in his residence and fled on foot into the travel lanes of Route 29.

These incidents are still under investigation.