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Anne Arundel Co. man charged with attempted murder

A Brooklyn Park man has been charged with the attempted murder of his wife after both of them were found in their home suffering from multiple stab wounds, police said.

Officers responding to the 300 block of Orchard Avenue about 8:07 p.m. Sunday night found a woman and man suffering from stab wounds, his apparently self-inflicted, according to the Anne Arundel County police.

Investigators learned the man and woman were married. Both were taken to a hospital, police said; they are in serious, but stable condition.

William C. Ward III, 43, will be charged with first-degree assault and attempted murder after his release from the hospital, according to police.


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