Howard County police are investigating a domestic homicide on April 26 in which a man killed his wife inside a residence in Ellicott City. Police located the man nearby and took him into custody.
At approximately 3:40 p.m., police were called to a residence in the 3700 block of Spring Falls Court for a check on welfare and located the woman deceased with undetermined injuries. Through investigation, police determined that the woman had been killed by her husband who then left the scene. The medical examiner will perform an autopsy to determine the cause of death.
Police located the man in his vehicle in the 4000 block of Meadowbrook Lane in Ellicott City. Charges are pending. Police have not yet determined a motive.