Body discovered in a wooded area in Abingdon, MD identified

(Abingdon, MD – October 24, 2012 – 3:00 P.M.) The body discovered in a wooded area in Abingdon MD on October 23, 2012 has been identified as twenty-two year old Laron Tavonte Bell. Bell had been reported missing by his grandmother on September 15, 2012. Bell, who lived with his grandmother on Trailwood Ct. in Abingdon, was last seen leaving his girlfriend’s house in the 100 block of Bush Rd. in Abingdon on September 9, 2012 at about 4:30 P.M. Detectives had been investigating Laron Bell’s disappearance. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has yet to determine the cause and manner of Bell’s death.

News Release

October 24, 2012


  • Capt. Christopher Swain