BETHESDA, Md. (WJZ) — A reward of up to $10,000 is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of a suspect after a body was found covered by a tarp Monday afternoon near a bus stop in Montgomery County.
Police got a call around 5:30 p.m. about a deceased individual behind a bus stop on the southbound side of 10000 block Old Georgetown Road. The caller described the body as being covered by a tarp or some type of bag.
Police have released pictures of the victim’s tattoos and clothing in hopes of identifying him. He is described as a 20 to 30-year-old Hispanic man.
He has a tattoo on his left thumb that says “Delacruz” and a cross under his right eye and another on his upper left arm.
When officers responded to the scene, they found the body of a man of no known age. The body was taken to the Office of the Medical Examiner where the manner of death was determined to be a homicide.
Detectives believe that the homicide took place at a different location than where the body was found.
the investigation is currently ongoing.
Anyone with information on the incident is urged to call the Major Crimes Division at (240) 773-5070.