DATE: September 21, 2018             
Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

DETECTIVES CONDUCTING DEATH INVESTIGATION IN WALDORF: On September 21 at 7:47 a.m., officers responded to a wooded area in the 2000 block of St. Thomas Drive in Waldorf for the report of a subject not breathing. Upon arrival, officers located the person, a male, and determined that he was deceased. This appears to be an isolated incident. Detectives are working to identify the male, who will be taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy to determine the cause of death. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J.R. Elliott at (301) 609-6515. The investigation is ongoing.

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