Man who barricaded himself in Ellicott City home found dead

An Ellicott City man who barricaded himself inside his home committed suicide, Howard County police said Monday night.

Police said the name of the man in Wheatfield Way will not be released. His family has been notified, according to police.

Wheatfied Way, which was closed between Montgomery Road and Autumn Harvest, was reopened and residents were told they could return to the homes, police said. 

Police had said earlier in the day that there was no threat to the community.

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