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09-05-2017, 01:35 PM

Police make arrest in Shady Side double homicide

September 5, 2017


Since the murder occurred, the Anne Arundel County Police Homicide Unit has worked continuously to solve this case. As the investigation progressed, a suspect was developed and positively identified as fifty-six year old Kirk Byron Matthews. During the investigation, it was learned that Matthews and the victims were known to each other, and that they had a verbal altercation which led to the murder.

Homicide detectives worked with the Anne Arundel County State’s Attorney’s Office and on Monday, September 4, 2017 obtained an arrest warrant for Matthews. Matthews was charged with two counts of second degree murder, two counts of first degree assault and firearm use in a felony violent crime. A detainer has been placed against Matthews for the murder of Leslie Smith and Linda McKenzie. Matthews has been incarcerated at the Anne Arundel County Detention Center since June 3, 2017 on unrelated charges.


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A man and woman in Shady Side were found shot to death and now police are saying the pair was targeted.

Leslie Smith, 48, and Linda McKenzie, 44, lived together on a house boat in the Rock Hold Creek area. Police were called to the area of Scott Town Road at 12:36 a.m. on June 1 for reports of gun shots heard in that area. That's when they found the bodies of Smith and McKenzie.