Suspect Identified in Killing of Maryland Judge

The Washington County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man a person of interest in the killing of a Maryland judge who was shot to death outside his home Thursday evening, reports the Associated Press. The Sheriff’s Office is searching for 49-year-old Pedro Argote, whose divorce case was presided over by Maryland Circuit Court Judge Andrew Wilkinson. Wilkinson was found with gunshot wounds outside his home in Hagerstown and later died at a nearby hospital. State troopers were deployed overnight as a precaution to protect judges who live in Washington County. 

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