On December 17, 2012, at approximately 1259 hours, Troopers from the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barrack, where dispatched to the Edgewood Motel, located at 2209 Pulaski Highway, Edgewood, Maryland 21040, for a female subject unresponsive. Upon their arrival, the troopers located a female subject unconscious in her room. Paramedics from Joppa-Magnolia Fire Company pronounced the subject deceased at 1304 hours.
The deceased female was later identified as Melissa Marie Miceli, 33 years old of Havre De Grace. Troopers from the Maryland State Police Bel Air Barracks executed a search warrant on the above location, and located several personnel items to include a purse, wallet, and miscellaneous clothing.