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Husband, wife die in murder-suicide

June 10, 2000|By ANDREA ROWLAND

LIBERTYTOWN, Md. - A Frederick County man shot his wife before killing himself Friday at the couple's home in Libertytown, the Frederick County Sheriff's Office reported.

Dennis Earl Green, 52, was pronounced dead Friday in the yard of his 9206 Providence Ct. home, police said.

Cathy Eileen Green, 41, died Saturday morning at the Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore, police said.

The Frederick 911 center at 5:41 p.m. Friday received a call reporting a female screaming and shots fired at the Greens' address, police said.

Deputies responding to the scene observed two prone victims and a long gun in the yard. After getting no verbal response from the victims, deputies moved them to a safer location and began providing emergency medical care prior to the arrival of paramedics, police said.

Cathy Green was transported by Maryland State Police helicopter to the Shock Trauma Center, where she died about 11:15 a.m. Saturday. Her autopsy is scheduled today.

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