William Gary Roland, 57, of the 1500 block of Galaxy Drive in Street, allegedly shot and wounded his estranged wife, Eileen L. Roland, 56, of
Gary Roland, an employee of the Harford County Department of Public Works, tried to kill himself afterward but did not succeed, according to
Roland, indicted on Jan. 16, is charged with first- and second-degree murder, attempted first- and second-degree murder and felony use of a firearm in a violent crime. He has been held without bail at the Cecil County Detention Center in
A trial date for Roland has been set for July 15 in Cecil County Circuit Court in Elkton, beginning at 9:30 a.m., according to Maryland electronic court records. Roland, who is represented by James Close of the Office of the Public Defender, has requested a jury trial.
Criminal motions are scheduled to be argued on May 29, according to the court records, with a pre-trial conference scheduled for June 29 at 9 a.m.