September 26, 2023
Annapolis, US 61 F

Linthicum Heights woman faces murder charges in the death of her mother

On Tuesday, May 19, 2020, at approximately 3:47 p.m., Anne Arundel County Police responded to the 1100 block of Winterson Road, Linthicum Heights, Maryland for an assault. A person called 911 because they had been on the phone with Carol Elizabeth Windsor when they overheard a struggle between Carol Windsor and her daughter. Upon arrival, officers spoke with Carol Windsor, a seventy-four year old female from the 1100 block of Winterson Road, who advised she had been assaulted by her daughter.

Carol Windsor reported that her daughter threw a clock at her head, pulled her to the ground, pulled her hair, kicked her, and ran over her with a wheelchair. Officers took photographs of the room in disarray and along with Carol Windsor’s injuries. Officers noted Carol Windsor was bleeding from her right hand in which she also complained of pain and experienced difficulty in breathing. Fire Department personnel responded to the scene and transported Carol Windsor to a local hospital for treatment of her injuries.

The daughter was present in the hotel room and positively identified by officers. When Officers attempted to arrest her she assaulted the officers and fire department personnel. She was taken into custody after a struggle where she was initially charged with three counts of Second Degree Assault.

On Friday, May 24, 2020 at approximately 4:41 a.m., Carol Windsor succumbed to her injuries. Medical records noted Carol Windsor suffered from broken ribs coupled with chest pain and a chronic cough. She was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where an autopsy revealed her cause of death as being cardiovascular disease complicated by the assault with the manner of death being homicide. Homicide detectives responded to the scene along with the Evidence Collection Unit where a search warrant was executed at the place of occurrence in the 1100 block of Winterson Road. Digital evidence was secured and witnesses were interviewed.

Working in conjunction with the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office an arrest warrant was issued for Carol Windsor’s daughter, identified as a forty-six year old female from the 1100 block of Winterson Road. She was charged with Second Degree Murder, Manslaughter, and First Degree Assault in regards to the murder of her mother, Carol Windsor. The daughter has been incarcerated at an out of county facility since this incident occurred. A detainer has been sent to the facility and upon her release will be extradited back to Anne Arundel County to be formally charged.

Even though an arrest warrant has been issued in this case, the Anne Arundel County Police are urging anyone with information to come forward by calling the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. If people with information wish to remain anonymous they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7LOCKUP or Download P3Tips APP and Submit Your TIP or submit by web at

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