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Detectives 'never able to contact' Evans after 1996 assault on his ex-wife

Detectives 'never able to contact' Evans after 1996 assault on his ex-wife

In the 100 block of Abingdon's Laurentum Parkway, on a New Year's Eve 19 years ago, Harford County Sheriff's deputies found a woman suffering from a gunshot wound in her neck, Sheriff's Office spokesperson Cristie Kahler said Sunday.

David Brian Evans, the woman's then-husband, who nearly two decades later would kill two deputies less than two miles away, was "almost immediately" identified as a suspect, Kahler said. But, not for the first time, Evans got away.

"In an ongoing effort, the investigation spanned several months and several states, to include multiple locations in [Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Georgia, Virginia] and multiple locations in...

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