COLUMBIA, Md. (WJZ) — Howard County Police are investigating a murder-suicide discovered in Columbia Sunday night.
Detectives think 31-year-old Kyle Hartlieb shot his wife Alleen, 31, and then himself.READ MORE: 4-Week-Old Husky Puppies In Critical Condition After They Were Rescued In Baltimore
Officers responded to a home in the 8400 block of Oak Bush Terrace to check on the couple’s welfare after a relative reported they missed a Sunday gathering and that their car was still parked out front.
After making several attempts to contact the couple, police forced entry into the home and found both dead.READ MORE: 2 Charged In Shooting Of 26-Year-Old Woman In Windsor Mill
A handgun was located near Kyle. No one else was inside the home.
A neighbor told police they heard gunshots around 3 a.m. Sunday. The couple was last seen alive Saturday night.
Police continue to investigate the motive in this shooting. At this time, there are no indications anyone else was involved.MORE NEWS: LIST: Bills Passed By Maryland General Assembly This Session