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Murder charges after Md. death, fire

Howard County police say they have charged a man with killing his ex-wife and setting her apartment on fire.

Police said Wednesday that they have charged 34-year-old Damon Willie White with murder and arson.

White was injured in the incident and is currently being guarded by police at a hospital. He is in critical but stable condition.

Investigators believe White fatally stabbed 35-year-old Thelma Wynn while temporarily staying at her home and then set fire to the apartment. No one else was injured.

This item has been updated since it was first published.

-- Associated Press

By Washington Post Editors  |  September 8, 2010; 1:02 PM ET
Categories:  Fires & Fire Safety , Homicide , Howard  
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