Woman found shot dead in Columbia

Police offer $2,000 reward for information

COLUMBIA, Md. (WMAR) - A woman was found shot to death in front of her Howard County apartment Saturday morning, police said.

The woman has been identified as 47-year-old Deborah Castellano.

Police got a call around 9:00 a.m. from a person who reported seeing a woman who appeared to be injured in a car parked in the 9600 block of Basket Ring Road in Columbia.

When police arrived they found Castellano's bullet-riddled body in a Toyota Corolla in the apartment complex parking lot. She had been shot multiple times.

Police believe Castellano recently moved to the area. 

Police say there is no known motive or suspect.  A $2,000.00 reward is being offered for anyone with information on the homicide.  

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