Guard member dies

husband is charged

October 14, 2001|By Michael Scarcella | Michael Scarcella,SUN STAFF

A 25-year-old Baltimore woman, one of the 70 members of the Salisbury-based 115th Military Police Battalion scheduled to leave yesterday morning, never arrived at the Parkville Armory.

Four hours before she was to depart for Fort Stewart, Ga., Telayia Marshall, 25, was killed in a car crash during a domestic dispute with her husband, police said.

Marshall, who lived with her husband, Leroy, 26, in the 5900 block of Daywalt Ave., was arguing with him inside a car near Charles and Mulberry streets about 2:30 a.m., according to reports.

Police said that when Marshall attempted to get out of the car, her husband grabbed her around the neck, pulled her back into the car and sped off. The car crashed into another car a short distance away, flipped several times and Telayia Marshall was thrown from the car. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Leroy Marshall has been charged with negligent manslaughter, second-degree assault, and false imprisonment, police said.

yesterday to Georgia as apart of the homeland defense effort.

Lt. Barbara Maher, spokesman for the Maryland National Guard, said Marshall had been a member of the unit for about three years.

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