SUSPICIOUS DEATH                                                                                  DAVIDSONVILLE

On March 22, 2013, at approximately 11:29 a.m., officers from the Southern District responded to the 3300 block of Royale Glen Court in Davidsonville for a report of a death.                                    


Officers responded to the residence after two individuals discovered the body of an unidentified adult female deceased inside the residence suffering from trauma to the body. Additionally, a dog was found deceased in the residence. The Anne Arundel County Police Department's Homicide Unit responded to the scene and has assumed responsibility for the investigation, which is active and ongoing at this time.




The victim has been identified as 37-year-old Nicole C. Burgess of 3317 Royale Glen Court in Davidsonville, Maryland. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore has determined the cause of death as multiple stab wounds and the manner as homicide. After a necropsy was performed on the deceased dog, a Pitbull mix, it was determined that the dog died as a result of multiple stab wounds. At this time, it appears the death of the female victim and the dog are connected, however, the motive in this case is unknown. It is also unclear if this was a random or targeted incident. This remains an active homicide investigation. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Detective Vince Carbonaro of the Homicide Unit at 410-222-3453.

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