DATE: February 26, 2018         


Diane Richardson

Media Relations Office


Charles County Sheriff’s detectives are continuing their investigation into the death of a man whose body was found on February 22 in the area of Indian Head Highway near Hawthorne Road in Indian Head. A passerby found the body and contacted police. There were no obvious signs of injury, and foul play is not suspected. Detectives have a tentative identification of the man and are awaiting confirmation from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore. The man’s family has been notified. The man’s identity will be released once a positive identification has been made. Det. J. Long is investigating.

Charles County Crime Solvers offers rewards of up to $1,000 for information that leads to the arrest or indictment of a person responsible for a crime in Charles County. Anyone with information about an unsolved crime or the location of a fugitive may contact Charles County Crime Solvers by calling 1-866-411-TIPS. All individuals who provide tips through Crime Solvers will remain anonymous. Learn more at the CCSO’s website.

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office is a full-service law enforcement agency comprised of more than 600 police, corrections and civilian personnel responsible for protecting more than 150,000 residents. The CCSO was accredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA) in 2001 has been designated as a CALEA Gold Standard of Excellence agency since 2011. Established in 1658, the CCSO is one of the oldest law enforcement agencies in the United States. For more information, visit