Detectives Investigate Suspicious Death in Gaithersburg Area

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – Major Crimes Division are investigating the discovery of human remains found in the 11500 block of Game Preserve Road as a suspicious death.

On Saturday, November 12 at approximately 4:27 p.m., 6th District officers responded to a wooded area in the 11500 block of Game Preserve Road for the report of human remains that had been found by hikers.  In the woods, responding officers located a shallow grave that contained the human remains, which detectives have reason to believe is a male.  An autopsy will be completed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.

This is an active and ongoing investigation.  More details will be released as they become available.

Detectives are urging anyone who may have information regarding this death to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070 or contact Crime Solvers of Montgomery County toll-free at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).  Callers may remain anonymous.

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