Police: Man and woman found dead in Md. murder-suicide ID'd

HUGHESVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- Authorities responded to a home in Hughesville, Md. for the report of gunshots and found a woman and a man dead in the same room with a shotgun nearby.

Charles County Sheriff's Office authorities said, they got a call around 11:45 a.m. for the report of gunshots that were heard in a house located in the 6900 block of Wood Glen Drive.

According to authorities, the homeowners made the call because they found their son, inside of the house dead from a gunshot wound.

Damian Harley, 37 and his wife, 33 were both found dead in an upstairs bedroom, both from gunshot wounds. According to authorities, they believe Harley shot his wife and then shot himself.

The wife's name will be released once her family has been informed.

The motive is unclear at this point.

There is no threat to the general public.

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