Maryland State Police investigating possible murder-suicide of elderly couple in Berlin

BERLIN - Maryland State Police are investigating a possible murder-suicide in Worcester County.

Police said the couple that died as a result of the incident was Ada and Lester Wright of the 600 block of William Street in Berlin.  Ada Wright, 91, was pronounced dead at the scene by emergency medical personnel.

Lester Wright, 90, Ada’s husband was declared dead at Peninsula Regional Medical Center shortly after the incident occurred.

Police said at 8:45 a.m. this morning, the Worcester County 911 center received a call from a family member reporting a possible shooting at the residence.  The family member informed police that he found the victim, Ada Wright, dead in her bed and the suspect lying on the floor next to the bed with gunshot wounds.

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