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Body Found in Field in Perryman

Subject Unidentified

(Perryman, Md. – June 2, 2006) — Harford County Sheriff’s Deputies are investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of an unknown individual discovered Friday afternoon in a secluded area of the county. Amtrak employees working on the tracks nearby discovered the deceased shortly before 2:00 p.m.

The unknown subject was found partially decomposed in a field approximately 200 feet from the Amtrak tracks near the Rite Aid distribution center in Perryman. Investigators have not yet concluded the age, sex, race or identity of the deceased.

The body will be transported to the State Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore for an autopsy. Results of the autopsy may provide evidence of the person’s identity, as well as cause of death.

Anyone with information regarding the decedent is urged to contact the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Division at 410-836-5434. All information will be kept strictly confidential.