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Dead body found in Garrett County

August 22nd, 2017 by WCBC Radio

Authorities are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday floating in a collection pond near Garrett Regional Medical Center. The Cumberland Times News is reporting the Garrett County Sheriff's Office said an Oakland resident who was using a walking path around the pond in the vicinity of Memorial Drive and Fourth Street discovered the body around 11:15 a.m.


The unidentified body, described by authorities as a white male possibly between 20 and 40 years old, was transported to the state medical examiner's office in Baltimore for autopsy.

The man had short black hair, a goatee and a tattoo on his right forearm, deputies said.


Oakland City Police, representatives of the Garrett County State's Attorney's Offfice and the Oakland Fire Department also responded to the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the sheriff's office at 301-334-1911.

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