Brooklyn Park man stabbed wife, himself, Arundel police say

Investigators say couple each had multiple wounds

January 09, 2012|By Andrea F. Siegel, The Baltimore Sun

A Brooklyn Park couple were hospitalized in serious but stable condition with stab wounds Monday and the husband is the suspect in the assault, Anne Arundel County police said.

Police said the husband had stabbed his wife and himself, adding that the man, whom they identified as a suspect under police guard, will be charged when he is released from the hospital. They are both at Maryland Shock Trauma Center.

Officers went to the couple's home around 8 p.m. Sunday after a report of a domestic assault and found the 37-year-old woman and her husband each with several stab wounds, police said.

Police said charges will be lodged against William Cleveland Ward III, 43, of the 300 block of Orchard Ave., Brooklyn Park.

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