HAMPSTEAD, Md. (WJZ) — Police arrested a man Wednesday for allegedly killing his wife in their Hampstead home.
Carroll County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a home in the 2600 block of Day Springe Drive at around 2:47 p.m. for a report of an assault with someone unconscious.READ MORE: Interstate 295 Opens After Northeast DC Pedestrian Bridge Collapse
They found the suspect, Jeffrey Caples, 59, outside of his home. While checking the home, they found his wife, Kelly Caples, 57, on the first floor of the home.READ MORE: Baltimore County Police Searching For 14-Year-Old Missing Since Friday
Police said she had significant head trauma, puncture wounds to her chest and wounds on her hands. A hammer and a kitchen knife were found nearby.
She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her husband was arrested and charged with first-degree murder.MORE NEWS: SEE IT: Maryland Man Bitten By Copperhead Snake Along Trail While Filming
He is being detained at the Carroll County Detention Center.