New Developments On An Aggravated Sexual Assault Case

There are new developments in an aggravated sexual assault investigation.

A man law enforcement and prosecutors were building case against has taken his own life.

Deputies were called to the 5000 block of Orchard Road in Bowie Monday on a possible gunshot victim.

Deputies identified the man as Larry Pettifield.

He died from a self inflicted gunshot wound.

Pettifield and his wife Linda were both charged with aggravated sexual assault of a child.