Murder-Suicide in Edgewater’s South River Colony neighborhood

| August 12, 2017
Rams Head

On August 11, 2017, at approximately 10:45 p.m., members of the Anne Arundel County Police uniform patrol division responded to a report of a shooting in the 300 block of Dawnwood Drive, Edgewater. Upon arrival they found two adult males deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. Members of the Anne Arundel County Police Homicide unit responded and took over the investigation. Their investigation revealed that this was an apparent murder-suicide that occurred between two people attending a party inside a townhome garage at that location. The suspect shot the victim, and then turned the handgun on himself. The suspect, who is deceased, has been identified as Russell Robert Ramey, 45 years old, who lived at that location. The deceased victim has been identified as Devin Alexander Hayes, 24 years old from Pasadena, Maryland.

There is no continuing threat to the community. Homicide detectives are continuing their investigation. Both the suspect’s and victim’s bodies will be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for autopsy. Anyone with information about this incident should call the Anne Arundel County Police Homicide unit at: 410-222-4700. Next of kin notifications for both individuals have been made in this case.

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