GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WUSA) - The suspicious demise of a woman whose intoxicated husband asked police at a traffic stop to check on his deceased wife at their home was ruled a natural death, according to Anne Arundel County Police.
The woman, identified as Bonnie Grace Anthony-Garde, 50, of Glen Burnie, died of gastrointestinal hemorrhaging due to excessive alcohol consumption, according to an autopsy performed by the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.
On Dec. 11 at approximately 11:00 p.m., the woman's husband was pulled over by an officer at W. Ordnance Road and Roberts Court in Glen Burnie. The driver told the officer that his wife was deceased inside their home in the 6600 block of Roberts Court and asked officers to check on her.
Police found the unresponsive 50-year-old female victim who was pronounced dead at the scene by the Anne Arundel County Fire Department.
Due to the driver's intoxicated condition, he was taken to Harbor Hospital. He is being held and will be charged for various traffic violations upon his release.