Police say husband shot wife to death and then self
UPPER MARLBORO, MD. – The body count continues to mount in Prince Georges County as police responded to a well-kept townhouse neighborhood in Upper Marlboro on Sunday, Oct. 25, 2015 for a report of three gunshots.
After responding to the 911 calls, to Joyceton Way, officers found two dead bodies, both from gunfire.
The victim is 35-year-old Tonya Wilkerson-Sullivan. The suspect is her husband, 37-year-old Antoine Elvin Sullivan.
Police report that they found the victim and suspect inside of their home suffering from gunshot wounds. They were pronounced dead on the scene.
The preliminary investigation reveals the couple had been in an argument prior to the shooting. Detectives believe Sullivan shot and killed his wife, then turned the weapon on himself.
Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at (301) 772-4925. Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your message” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to www.pgpolice.org and submit a tip online.
Sullivan was ticketed for driving without a permit which had been suspended on May 2, 2015 and the case was dropped by Howard County States Attorney on Sept. 24, 2015.
Prince Georges County Circuit Court Judge Cathy A. Serrette granted Felicia Sullivan a divorce from Antonine Sullivan on Aug. 4, 2015 and awarded her custody of the couple’s son. The court allowed parenting time for the father.
On Sept. 10, 2015, a summons for Sullivan was issued by the court in an attempt to collect unpaid child support.