A Maryland man is facing serious criminal charges after he allegedly killed a man who was dating his estranged wife. The man also apparently attempted to kill himself during the encounter in Laurel, according to authorities. The defendant has been charged with violent crimes including first- and second-degree murder in connection with the incident.
Authorities say that the defendant, age 39, suffered life-threatening injuries in the apparent attempted murder-suicide. Official reports show that the victim, also 39, was found lifeless in a roadway on Aug. 20 at about 10:30 p.m., and he was pronounced dead after being transported to a nearby hospital.