Soldier's return A 26-year-old Glen Burnie woman was...


May 20, 1991|By From Staff Reports

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY — Soldier's return A 26-year-old Glen Burnie woman was charged with fatally shooting her husband in the head yesterday with his own gun during a domestic dispute.

Jane Marie Ostovitz was charged with first-degree murder in the death of Kenneth Edwin Ostovitz, 27. Police said he was shot once in the head with a .357-magnum handgun in the couple's home in the 7200 block of Crown Road about 2:20 p.m.

Mr. Ostovitz died about 4:30 p.m. at the Maryland Shock Trauma Center. Police said he was the owner of the gun.

Lt. James Fahrman, of the Anne Arundel County police, said the couple had started arguing Saturday night and the woman decided not to spend the night at the home. The woman returned home sometime yesterday and the couple starting arguing again, he added.


2 people killed in separate accidents

A Greensboro woman who fell from a pickup truck in Caroline County and a Laurel man whose motorcycle collided with a car in Prince George's County were killed in separate weekend traffic accidents.

The latest accident occurred about 9:15 p.m. Saturday when Amy Lea Quinn, 20, was thrown from a truck that ran off Wilhelm Road, on a curve near Burrisville at the Maryland-Delaware border.

Maryland State Police said the 1990 Chevrolet truck, driven by Earl Ramsey III, 22, of Denton, was going east on Wilhelm Road when it overturned and crashed into a wooded area. He and another passenger received minor injuries, while Ms. Quinn - pinned under the truck -- was dead at the scene.

Shortly past noon on Saturday, Robert Joseph Bailey, 31, of the 11600 block South Laurel Drive, died when his motorcycle collided with a car at the intersection of Allendale Drive and Landover Road.

Police said Mr. Bailey had crested a slight grade on Allendale Drive when he apparently saw but could not avoid sliding into the car in the intersection, and was thrown from the motorcycle.


$11 million jackpot has a single winner

A lot of people came close, but only one person appeared to be the winner in Saturday's Maryland Lotto drawing -- with an $11 million prize that will be the second-richest solo payoff in the game's history.

The single winning ticket was purchased last week at a Washington County convenience store, according to Carroll H. Hynson Jr., a spokesman for the Maryland Lottery. Whoever bought it stands to receive 20 annual payments of $550,000 before taxes.

Two hundred tickets matched five of the six Lotto numbers, and each is worth $727. Another 7,882 tickets matched four of the numbers, to win $31 each.

The largest single Lotto winner since the game was launched in 1983 was Bruce Lancaster, who claimed a $12 million prize last year.

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