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Posted on: January 22, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Frederick Police Dept. Conducts Death Investigation *UPDATE*

***UPDATE***

The individual that is reference in the below press release has been identified as;


Frederick Freed Edmondson (W/M/ DOB 8/12/1949)

No fixed address


His family has been notified.  Autopsy results are pending the toxicology results.  This investigation is still active and anyone with information about Mr. Edmondson should contact the Frederick Police Department at 301-600-2100.



FREDERICK POLICE DEPARTMENT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

January 22, 2018


Frederick Police Dept. Conducts Death Investigation


FREDERICK, MD – At about 0746 hours on January 20, 2019, a citizen walking along Carroll Creek in the area of the South East Street overpass observed a person floating in the water.   The citizen called 9-1-1.  Personnel from the Frederick County Division of Fire & Rescue Services (DFRS) arrived, pulled the victim from the water, and began CPR.  Officers of the Frederick Police Department also arrived, preserved the scene, and began an investigation.  DFRS transported the victim to Frederick Memorial Hospital, where he was declared deceased by medical personnel.

The victim’s body was sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for a post-mortem exam. Once the victim’s identity is confirmed, and detectives notify next-of-kin, his name will be released to the media.

The Frederick Police Department is asking anyone with information about this incident to contact Detective Dave Dewees at 240-409-0280.  Those who wish to remain anonymous can contact the department by voicemail at 301-600-TIPS (8477), text message at 240-674-TIPS (8477), or by email fpdcrimetip@frederickmdpolice.org.


Case Number: 2019-005665

Incident Type: Death Investigation

Investigator: Det. Dave Dewees – 240-409-0280

Author / Public Information Contact: Lt. Kirk Henneberry – 301-600-6217

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