Police investigate Severn homicide

SEVERN, Md. (WMAR) -  

Anne Arundel County Police have arrested a man in connection with a Tuesday homicide. 
 
Officers responded to the 100 block of Pine Cove Avenue in Severn for a report of an attempted suicide. Upon arrival, officers found Jerome Vorden Wood, 45, suffering from trauma to his upper body. 
 
Wood was taken to a local hospital where he later died. 
 
Police interviewed several witnesses and gathered evidence that revealed that the injury was not self inflicted. 
 
A suspect has been identified and is currently being interviewed by police and charges will be determined at the completion of the investigation and consultation with the State's Attorney. 
 
The cause and manner of Wood's death will be determined by the Chief Medical Examiner. 
 
Police say that this was not a random act of violence and that the parties are known to each other. 
 
Anyone with any information is asked to call Detective Vince Carbonaro at 410-222-3453 or 410-222-8610.
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