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Posted on: February 28, 2017

[ARCHIVED] FPD Detectives investigating a body found in Monocacy River

FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

 

February 28, 2017

 

 

FPD Detectives investigating a body found in Monocacy River

 

 

FREDERICK, MD – On 02/28/2017 at approximately 1033 hours members of the Frederick Police Department responded to a report of a body possibly floating in the Monocacy River near the bridge of Monocacy Blvd.  The first responding officers attempted to render aid to the individual and pulled him from the water.  All attempts to revive the male were unsuccessful.

 

Being as it is the Monocacy River FPD Detectives consulted with the FCSO and DNR.  It was determined through the discussion that FPD will remain the lead investigation agency for this case.

 

The victim has been identified as 25 year old Matthew Thomas Delash, of Woodsboro Maryland.  Delash had been reported missing through the FCSO on 2/27/17.  Delash has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for an autopsy and to determine the cause and manner of death. 

 

Anyone with information is asked to call the Frederick Police Department at 301-600-2102. Callers wishing to remain anonymous can contact the department by phone 301-600-TIPS (8477), text at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or email fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org.

 

 

Case Report Number:      2017-015760

Investigating Detective: Det. Forrest

Author of Release:           Sgt. Andrew Alcorn

 

Public Information Contact:         Clark Pennington

                                                            301-600-3935


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