From the Harford County Sheriff’s Office:
A woman is dead in a suspected domestic related homicide that occurred in Bel Air on Wednesday.
On September 28, at approximately 10:14 p.m., deputies from the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Southern Precinct responded to the 1200 block of Mikara Court in reference to a check the wellbeing request. Upon arrival, deputies were unable to make contact with the residents.
Due to the totality of the circumstances, and investigative evidence observed at the scene, deputies forced entry and began clearing the residence. While inside the residence, deputies located a female deceased in a bathroom suffering from a gunshot wound to the head. It is believed she died several hours prior to deputies’ arrival.
The Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Criminal Investigations Division, was requested to respond to the residence, and assumed the investigation. Detectives assigned to the Forensic Services Unit responded to process the scene for evidence.
Through investigation, the victim’s husband was identified as the suspect. He was not located in the residence.
While deputies were at the scene, contact was made by the Prince George’s County Police Department. At that time, deputies were informed Prince George’s County Police were investigating a murder-suicide in College Park that involved a father and son from Harford County.
The victim is identified as Zarqa Siddique, 48 of Bel Air. The suspect, who is the father involved in the Prince George’s County incident, is identified as Nasir Siddique, 57 of Bel Air. The investigation continues. Any questions regarding the incident in College Park should be directed to the Prince George’s County Police Department.