The victim’s husband, identified as Marshall Franklin Metz Sr., age 65, was questioned by police at the scene and later transported to Frederick Memorial Hospital after experiencing a medical related condition.
Detectives secured a search warrant for the residence and continued their investigation. Based on evidence gathered at the scene and information gathered during the preliminary investigation, an arrest warrant was obtained for Mr. Metz charging him with 1st degree murder, 2nd degree murder and use of a handgun in the commission of a violent crime. The incident was domestic related.
A commitment pending hearing before a District Court Commissioner was issued while Metz is being treated at the hospital. He will have an initial appearance before a District Court Commissioner when his medical condition permits.