UPDATE Sept. 21, 2018 12:00 p.m.-On September 21 at 7:47 a.m., officers responded to a wooded area in the 2000 block of St. Thomas Drive in Waldorf for the report of a subject not breathing. Upon arrival, officers located the person, a male, and determined that he was deceased. This appears to be an isolated incident. Detectives are working to identify the male, who will be taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy to determine the cause of death. Anyone with information is asked to call Detective J.R. Elliott at (301) 609-6515. The investigation is ongoing.

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Friday, September 21, 2018 9:15 a.m.- Charles County Board of Education: Charles County Sheriff’s officers are conducting an investigation this morning in a wooded area in a neighborhood near Benjamin Stoddert Middle School, closing off part of a walking path. The investigation is not school related and police report it appears to be an isolated incident. More to come as police provide additional information.

Charles County Sheriff’s Office:Officers are conducting a death investigation in wooded area in Bannister neighborhood. Decedent appears to be an adult male. Appears to be isolated incident. More info to come.

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