Here is a news release from May 6, 2019:

NEWS RELEASE: Police offer reward in Columbia homicide

Howard County police are offering a reward of up to $5,000 for information about a homicide and assault in a Columbia apartment on May 5. Police found a woman deceased and a man significantly injured after family members asked for a welfare check at the residence.

Amanda Nicole Harris, 36, of Spiral Cut in Columbia, was pronounced dead at the scene. William James Webb, 42, of the same address, was transported to Shock Trauma and remains in critical condition. Both victims’ injuries were a result of blunt force trauma.

Police have no additional information at this time and do not know a motive in this case. Officers found the residence to be secure upon arrival. It is unknown if the suspect or suspects in this incident knew the victims.

Investigators want to talk with anyone who may have seen or heard anything in the area during the overnight hours between May 4-5. They are asking anyone with information to contact police at 410-313-STOP or HCPDcrimetips@howardcountymd.gov.

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