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Posted on: November 19, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police Death Investigation

On 11-19-20, at 0701 hours, officers of the Frederick Police Department’s Patrol Division and members of The Frederick County Division of Fire Rescue responded to the storm water management pond near South East St. and Monocacy Blvd. in Frederick City, for a vehicle in the pond. 

The investigation revealed that the driver of the vehicle was reported missing to the Mount Airy Police Department the night prior (11-18-20). A search of the pond located the missing person deceased. The body was taken to the Office of The Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy and the investigation continues. No foul play is suspected. 

The Frederick Police Department is thankful for the assistance of  The Mount Airy Police Department, The New Market Volunteer Fire Department Dive Team, United Fire Company, Gamber and Community Fire Company Dive Team, Frederick County Division of Fire Rescue,  Maryland DOT and The Coordinated Highway Response Team. 


The Frederick Police Department is actively investigating the cause of the accident and is asking anyone with information to contact Detective Sergeant Mark Pecor at 240-674-6787 or mpecor@frederickmdpolice.org. Callers may also remain anonymous and contact the Frederick Police Department’s Crime Tip Lines at 301-600-TIPS (8477), text message at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or by email fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org.


Incident Type: Death Investigation
Incident Case Number: 2020-087371
Location: South East St. / Monocacy Blvd.
Investigating Officer: D/Sgt. Mark Pecor
 Author of release:  D/Sgt. Mark Pecor 

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