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Man charged with homicide, assault of Columbia couple being held without bond

Man charged with homicide, assault of Columbia couple being held without bond

A 22-year-old man charged with the homicide and assault of a couple in their Columbia home on May 5 is being held without bond, the Howard County State’s Attorney’s Office said Monday.

Wilson Orellana-Lemus, of Tamebird Court in Columbia, was charged Saturday with first-degree murder, attempted first-degree murder, first-degree assault, first-degree burglary, home invasion and theft, police said.

On Monday, Orellana-Lemus waived his right to a bail hearing and is being held without bond at the Howard County Detention Center, the State’s Attorney’s Office said.

Police say Orellana-Lemus killed Amanda Nicole Harris and assaulted William James Webb with a baseball bat...

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