A flawed, inconsistent police response to sexual assault in Maryland

Paul Hogan

Kara Marian Cook

Kara Marian Cook

Kara Marian Cook, an accomplished horsewoman and artist who was studying to become a hair stylist, died April 12 of injuries sustained in a Baltimore County automobile accident.

The Reisterstown resident was 21.

On April 12, Ms. Cook was driving north on Greenspring Avenue at 5:31 p.m., when her 2000 BMW struck a 2006 Mercedes-Benz that was stopped and making a left turn on Garrison Forest Road. Her car then collided with a guard rail.

Ms. Cook was transported to Sinai Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, said a spokeswoman for the Baltimore County Police Department.

Ms. Cook, the daughter of Scott and June Mirafloor Cook, was born in Baltimore and raised in...

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