Ellicott City man barricades himself in his home

ELLICOTT CITY, Md. - An Ellicott City man barricaded himself inside his home Monday, causing a disruption to bus routes and those living in the area of Wheatfield Way.

Wheatfield Way was closed between Montgomery Road and Autumn Harvest because of the situation, during which police said there was no threat to the community.

The incident reportedly began before 10 a.m. and ended Monday evening as it was discovered the man was deceased.

Statement issued via the Howard County Police Department's official Facebook page: 

"FINAL UPDATE, WHEATFIELD  : All residents may return to the area. The man who threatened to harm himself today committed suicide inside his home. Police made entry and found him deceased. His name will not be released publicly. His family has been notified of his death."


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