Suspicious Death In Laurel

| November 28, 2010 | 1 Comment

UPDATE: This is the release from the Anne Arundel County Police Department:

On November 28, 2010, at approximately 10:28 a.m., officers from the Western District responded to a wooded area across from the Laurel Racetrack entrance for a possible injured subject complaint. Officers located a Hispanic male victim with apparent head trauma lying within the wooded area adjacent to eastbound Route 198. Paramedics arrived on scene and pronounced the victim dead.

Homicide Detectives were called to assume responsibility for the investigation. At this time, the identity of the victim is still unknown. Detectives believe that the victim is homeless and had been living in the wooded area where his body was found. The victim was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for autopsy. Through the investigation, detectives are treating the death as a homicide. The motive in this case is unclear at this point and the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact Detective Jason DiPietro of the Homicide Unit at 410-222-3415 or contact the Anne Arundel County Police Department at 410-222-8610.

UPDATE: From ABC 2 News, the body is that of a white male.

Anne Arundel County Police and Fire Departments are on the scene of a suspicious death discovered this morning in Laurel.

Shortly before 10:00am, authorities were called to Route 198 and Racetrack Road. A body was found deep in the woods with severe trauma. The age, sex, race and type of trauma are unknown at this time.

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