Wednesday, July 24, 2013

PGPD Seeking Community’s Help Identifying Body Discovered in Potomac River

Stock photo of similar shoe

Actual shoes

The Prince George’s County Police Department is seeking the community’s help identifying a man discovered in the Potomac River.  A boater found the body in the water near Fort Washington on July 21, 2013. 

An autopsy was conducted on July 22, 2013.  A cause of death has not been determined.  Detectives believe the person was either white or Hispanic and between the ages of 40 and 60 years old.  The man was wearing the shoes seen in the above photograph.  He also had on black shorts.  The man is approximately 6'1" and 180 lbs.  He is slightly balding with short, white hair.  He has no tattoos or other identifiable markings.

Toxicology results should be available in a few weeks, which may help the detectives learn more.

Anyone with information about the man’s identity is asked to please contact the Prince George’s County Police Department’s Criminal Investigation Division at 301-772-4925.  Callers wishing to remain anonymous may call Crime Solvers at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477), text “PGPD plus your crime tip” to CRIMES (274637) on your cell phone or go to and submit a tip online.

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