DATE: February 22, 2021                

CONTACT: Diane Richardson
Media Relations Office
(301) 609-6557 or (240) 682-1658

On February 21 at 10:46 a.m., officers responded to a wooded area in the 3300 block of Plaza Way in Waldorf for the report of an unconscious person in a small body of water. Upon arrival, officers located an adult male who was deceased; there were no obvious signs of trauma. The man was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy. Anyone with additional information should contact Det. J. Riffle at (301) 609-6501. The investigation is ongoing.

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