Maryland

Body found ashore in Dorchester County

DORCHESTER COUNTY, Md. - On Saturday, July 1, 2017, deputies from the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office responded to the area of Tom’s Point on Lower Hooper’s Island for a reported body on the shoreline.

Upon arrival, deputies were taken by a tourist to a location and were able to confirm that the badly decomposed body was that of a human.

The scene was secured and processed by members of the Dorchester County Sheriff’s Office C.I.D. Division, Maryland State Police Homicide Division and the Maryland Natural Resources Special Operations Division.

Once the area was processed the remains were collected by the Coroner’s Office and transported to Baltimore for possible identification and cause of death determination.

The investigation is ongoing.


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