Police Investigate Suspicious Death in Gaithersburg

police carMontgomery County police officers are investigating a suspicious death after hikers found a body in a wooded area of Gaithersburg on Saturday.

According to a police account,  shortly before 4:30 p.m. on Nov. 12, 6th District officers responded to the 11500 block of Game Preserve Road for the report of human remains.

In the woods, police said that responding officers located a shallow grave that contained human remains. According to a police account, detectives believe the person who died is a male.  An autopsy will be completed by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.

Police said the investigation is ongoing.

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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