RIDGELY -- Maryland State Police arrested a Ridgely woman after she allegedly killed her father inside their Ridgely home Monday evening.
Janice C. Cohee, 58, of 12316 Ridgely Road, was charged early Tuesday morning with first- and second-degree murder, first- and second-degree assault, manslaughter and reckless endangerment. She is being held at the Caroline County Detention Center without bond.
According to Maryland State Police, the Caroline County Sheriff’s Office received a 911-call at about 6 p.m. Monday from Janice Cohee who said her father, Arthur Cohee, 90, was dead. MSP said deputies responded to the home at 12316 Ridgely Road and found Janice Cohee sitting outside and Arthur Cohee in a chair in the kitchen with trauma to his head and neck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.