WALDORF, Md. (AP) — A Washington, D.C., man is facing murder charges in the shooting deaths of two Maryland women, authorities said.
Charles County officials said 49-year-old Deon Watkins was arrested Saturday and is awaiting extradition to Maryland.READ MORE: Bobbleheads Memorialize Baltimore Sports Superfan Mo Gaba, Raise Money For Charity
Watkins is a suspect in the killings of 24-year-old Kandeon Meisha Niravanh and 22-year-old Genesis Garrett.READ MORE: Baltimore Mayor, Maryland Governor Clash After Hogan Says City Getting More Vaccines Than ‘Entitled To’ In Response To WJZ Question
The bodies of the two women were found inside a townhome in Waldorf early Thursday after police received a report about the sound of gunshots being fired.
Authorities have not released details about a possible motive for the killings but said Watkins knew both victims.MORE NEWS: West Baltimore Native, Descendent Of Slaves On Last US-Bound Ship From Africa, Shares Family's Legacy
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