2 Dead, Homicide Investigation Underway: Baltimore County Police


Police said Veronica Ramirez, 47, and Gerardo Sanjuan-Ramirez, 52, both died on Sunday, July 10. (Photo courtesy of Shutterstock.)

BALTIMORE COUNTY, MD — Homicide detectives are investigating after two people were found dead in a location off Joppa Road Sunday morning, police said.

Officers were called to an assault in the 8700 block of Lakawanna Avenue around 4:30 a.m. and found Veronica Ramirez, 47, suffering from severe trauma, according to authorities. She was pronounced deceased at an area hospital, officials reported.

Gerardo Sanjuan-Ramirez, 52, was also found at the location, and authorities said he was pronounced deceased at the scene.

The bodies of Ramirez and Sanjuan-Ramirez were taken to the to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for autopsies.

"Detectives believe this is an isolated incident," the Baltimore County Police Department said in a statement, adding they "are not seeking any other individuals."

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