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Thursday, March 17, 2005; Page HO07

Howard County Articles in the Daily Paper March 10-16.

Thursday 10

Woman Killed Friend, Police Say

Howard County police have charged a Columbia woman with second-degree murder in the death of a woman visiting from Pennsylvania. Police said Melissa Burch Harton, 25, argued with the victim, killed her and left her body in a parking lot of a community building in the village of Dorsey's Search. It was the county's first homicide of the year.

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