BERWYN HEIGHTS, Md. (WUSA) - Police have arrested 36-year-old Andrew Heinz Kugler in connection with the murder of Amber Danielle Schinault in Berwyn Heights on Sunday.
Kugler, of the 4000 block of Hillwood Court in Beltsville, was arrested and charged with second degree murder at approximately 9:30 a.m. on Monday., Police had seen him near Calvert Road and Bowdoin Street in College Park where he was apprehended. Before police took him into custody, Kugler tried to take his own life by cutting his wrist. He was taken to a local hospital and treated for non-life threatening injuries. He is being held without bond.
On Sunday at 3:31 p.m.,officers responded to the 8600 block of 57th Avenue for a report to check on the welfare of Schinault whom they found with lacerations to her neck. She was pronounced dead on the scene.
The victim and suspect knew each other, police said.
Anyone with information regarding this case should contact the Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411 TIPS (8477.