Update 1/10/2018 from the Anne Arundel County Police Department-

On January 9, 2018 at approximately 4:54 p.m., officers responded to the area of Dorsey Road and Asphalt Road for a citizen’s report of a person lying just inside a wooded area.

When officers arrived they located an adult male that was deceased. The decedent fit the description of 65 year old Daniel DeHaven, a critical missing person reported in Prince George’s County on January 2, 2018.

Prince George’s County Police Detectives responded and positively identify the decedent as Mr. DeHaven. His remains were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine cause and manner of death. There are no suspicious factors and no further information available.

UPDATE 1/9/2018 10:54 p.m.-  From the PG County Police Department 

We regret to inform you of the following update in the case of a critical missing resident.

January 9, 2018: Mr. Daniel DeHaven was found deceased earlier this evening in Anne Arundel County. A citizen out for a walk located Mr. DeHaven in a wooded area off Dorsey Road near the Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. Prince George’s County Police detectives also responded to the scene. Along with many assets of the Prince Georges’ County Police Department and our partner agencies, we know so many of our residents worked tirelessly to find Mr. DeHaven in the last week. We sincerely thank you. We thank our media partners for continuously sharing aspects of the search with the community. The Prince George’s County Police Department extends our condolences to Mr. DeHaven’s family and friends.

The Anne Arundel County Police Department has asked us to shared the following:

“There are no suspicious factors in the death and the Anne Arundel County Police Department will follow up with the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine cause and manner of death. There is no further information. If there are any updates, they will be posted in the daily brief.”

UPDATE 01/09/2018 9:15 p.m.-  Numerous sources are reporting the Police are investigating a body found near BWI Airport in Lithicum,MD. Reports are the police believe this is the body of the missing 65 year old Daniel DeHaven.

This story is developing and will be updated as more information becomes available. 

01/02/2018- The Prince George’s County Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in searching for a missing person. He is identified as 65-year-old Daniel DeHaven.  Mr. DeHaven’s family says he suffers from dementia and is non-verbal.  With current freezing temperatures, we have dedicated around-the-clock manpower to this active investigation, but so far we have been unable to locate him. 

DeHaven is described as a white male, 5’9”, and 175 pounds.

DeHaven was last seen on store surveillance video in the 10900 block of Baltimore Avenue on January 2, 2018 at 11:30 am.  PGPD officers, detectives, K-9 units, our aviation unit, and additional law enforcement agencies searched for him throughout the night.  We asked residents and local businesses to please be on the lookout.

Our department did receive a tip that there was a possible sighting in downtown Silver Spring of man fitting DeHaven’s description.  We searched the area without success.  We notified Montgomery County Police along with several other area jurisdictions who are assisting us in the search for Mr. DeHaven.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is asked to call the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Regional Investigation Division – Northern Region at (301) 699-2601.

As a critical reminder, with current freezing temperatures, we are asking all residents to watch out for one another.  Check on elderly neighbors and take extra precautions with anyone in your care who may require extra attention like making sure they have identification on them.