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Keyword: murder suicide

UPDATE (June 12, 2017 6:58 p.m.):

Baltimore County Police have identified the two people involved in this morning's murder-suicide in Catonsville.

Jenna Lilly (28) and Christopher Cleaver (33), both of the 2100 block of Rockwell Court, were engaged to be married. Police believe Cleaver killed his fiancé, as well as the family dog, a black Labrador Retriever puppy, before turning the gun on himself.

Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding this incident.

Original Release (June 12, 2017 3 p.m.):

Police have discovered the bodies of a man and a woman inside a home in the 2100 block of Rockwell Court following an hours-long barricade in Catonsville.

Police were initially dispatched around 10:19 a.m. after a 3rd-party caller informed 911 that they believed there was a suicidal subject inside the home with a gun. Police initiated a barricade situation, closing surrounding roadways, while they attempted to investigate and resolve the situation. Once police were able to safely enter the dwelling they discovered the bodies of both victims, which have not yet been identified.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit continues to investigate this incident as a murder-suicide, and to determine the relationship between the deceased man and woman.

Update (March 18, 2016  10:17 a.m.):

Police have released the identities of the victim and suspect in yesterday's murder-suicide on Fenor Road. The victim is Kristina Burris, 42. The suspect is Enrico Anthony Brillantes, 49. Both lived in the 4400 block of Fenor Road, at the home where the barricade occurred.

Original release (March 17, 2016  2:30 p.m.):

At 8:49 a.m. today, Baltimore County Police responded to a home in the 4400 block of Fenor Road 21227 for an assault call. While en route, officers received information that an armed man at the Fenor Road home had shot a woman. When officers arrived on the scene, they set up a safe perimeter and called for specialized resources.

At approximately 10:45 a.m., tactical officers recovered the body of a female from the front of the home.

Negotiators made contact with the suspect and attempted to get the him to give himself up, but the man would not give himself up.

At approximately 1:30 p.m., the man was seen lying on the floor, suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was declared deceased at the scene.

The Baltimore County Police Department Homicide Unit is now investigating the incident at the home as a murder/suicide. The suspect and victim are boyfriend/girlfriend.

Baltimore Highlands Elementary School was placed on alert status during this incident.

Further details on this incident will be released as they become available.

Baltimore County Police are investigating a murder/suicide in Edgemere. On July 29 at 3 p.m., police located William Lee Hasenei (47), and Robin Maureen Hasenei (49), inside their home, both suffering from gunshot wounds to the upper body. It is unclear which of the two was responsible for the shooting.

The incident began with an argument between Mrs. Hasenei and another man on July 28. On that date, just after 9 p.m., police received a 9-1-1 call for an assault. When police arrived, they met with a man who stated that he and a woman were on a pier, alongside the Hasenei’s home. According to this man, Mrs. Hasenei came from her home and started arguing with him because his truck was blocking Mrs. Hasenei’s truck in her driveway. During the argument, Mr. Hasenei came outside, held a gun to the head of the man on the pier, and stated “you are lucky I don’t blow your brains out.” The woman on the pier called police.

Officers investigating the assault did seize several guns from the Hasenei home, including the gun described by the victim from the pier. Mr. Hasenei was not arrested at that time due to his extensive medical illnesses. Police continued their investigation and received an arrest warrant for William Hasenei, charging him with first-degree assault and use of a firearm in the commission of a felony. Officers responded to the same location at 3 p.m. July 29 to arrest Mr. Hasenei. As the officers approached the house, they heard two gunshots from inside the home. Police went inside and found William and Robin Hasenei inside their bedroom. Both were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Police expect an autopsy to be performed on William and Robin Hasenei. Investigators are not searching for any additional suspects and do not believe that there is a threat to the public at this time.

Revised June 27, 2017