LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — A man’s body was found in shallow water in the Patapsco Valley State Park Wednesday afternoon.
Police say the 30-year-old “out-of-state” man was found in about two feet of water and pronounced dead at the scene.
Around 1:30 p.m., Anne Arundel County, Natural Resources and Maryland State Police responded to the Belle Grove Road and Thomas Avenue area in Brooklyn Park.
NRP leading investigation into death of 30 yo out-of-state man found in Patapsco River in state park. Body taken to ME's office for autopsy.
— MD NRP (@MDNRPolice) June 4, 2014
The man’s identity was not immediately known and an autopsy is being conducted to determine the cause and manner of death.
Natural Resources Police are investigating.
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