Former Ilion woman murdered in Maryland

COLUMBIA, MD (WKTV) - A former Ilion woman was found shot and killed inside a vehicle in a parking lot Saturday morning in Columbia, Maryland.

The victim has been identified as Deborah Castellano, age 47. The victim's maiden name is Massocco.

A 911 call led to the discovery of her body in the 9600-block of Basket Ring Road. Someone walking by a vehicle in the parking lot saw her body inside the Toyota Corolla and contacted police around 9 a.m. Saturday morning.

Howard County Police say Castellano died from multiple gunshot wounds.

Police say she had recently moved to Maryland. According to friends she worked for many years at the Turning Stone Resort and Casino before moving to Maryland.

Officials are offering a $2,000 reward for information about the murder.

Detectives are asking anyone with information to call police at (410) 313-STOP.

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