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Keyword: suicide

On April 25, 2018 just before 6:00 p.m., Baltimore County Police received a call for a check on a person located in the 10600-block of Davis Avenue, 21163. When officers arrived, they found a 28-year-old woman deceased inside the residence. The victim suffered from at least one gunshot wound.

Working in conjunction with the Anne Arundel County Police Department, officers learned that Anne Arundel County Police were called to Arundel Mills Shopping Center when a man dropped off three small children and left them with citizens inside a restaurant at the Center. The concerned citizens called police and officers quickly determined that the man’s wife may be in danger and notified Baltimore County Police. Afterwards, Anne Arundel Police located the man inside his truck suffering from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, parked in the 7600-block of Sandy Farm Road in Severn. Police preliminarily believe that the man killed his wife, left the children inside the restaurant, and then killed himself inside his truck. Details cannot be confirmed until completion of both the autopsy and the follow-up investigation.

The victim has been identified as Amber Lynne Cox, 28, of the 10600-block of Davis Avenue, 21163. The suspect has been identified as Harry Anthony Rey, 35, of the same address. 

The three children, ages 7 (twins) and 6, were not injured and released to the custody of family members. 

Officers recovered the body of a missing 17-year-old boy in a wooded area near his home yesterday afternoon.

Anthony Treon Assante Williams of the 400 block of Bigley Avenue, 21227 was first reported missing by his mother on November 11. She reported that he'd been depressed recently and left abruptly without saying where he was going two days earlier. She told police that it wasn't unusual for him to leave for a day, but he always returned. This time was different.

Officers were called to a wooded area to the rear of the 300 block of Bigley Avenue just after 2 p.m. yesterday when someone walking nearby discovered the body. The cause and manner of death are pending autopsy by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner but the preliminary investigation does not indicate foul play.

Photo of Brian Wallen, found deceased in a wooded area of Loch Raven Reservoir. The body of a Lutherville man missing since last April was found Sunday by hikers in a heavily wooded area of the Loch Raven Reservoir.

Brian Keith Wallen, 52, is a presumed suicide, though the Office of the State Medical Examiner has not yet ruled on the cause and manner of death. Investigators do not suspect foul play.

Wallen, of the 500 block of Wyngate Road, was reported missing on April 28, 2016. Police at the time found a suicide note at his home, and they found his silver Jeep near the intersection of Old Bosley and Dulaney Valley roads. An extensive search by BCoPD revealed no trace of Wallen, however.

Wallen was wanted on a Federal Criminal Complaint filed by the U.S. Attorney for Maryland alleging his involvement in a mail fraud scheme.

His body was found at least a mile from where police had found his vehicle almost a year ago, in a heavily wooded area east of Dulaney Valley Road, about a half-mile from the Villa Maria School.

 
 
Revised June 27, 2017