Police: Ex-boyfriend kills woman in PG County, then himself in murder-suicide


In a murder-suicide in Upper Marlboro on Sunday, a woman's ex-boyfriend shot her to death and then turned the gun on himself, police said.

Prince George's County Police said they were called to the 9600 block of Meadowlark Avenue for a shooting around 2:15 p.m., where they found two adults and pronounced them dead at the scene.

Derrick Lark, 59, of Mitchellville, killed his ex-girlfriend, Dannette Lawrence, 55, before taking his own life, police said.

Authorities described this as a "domestic related incident."

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