Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Investigating Girl’s Death

Her body was found in a wooded area off of Briargrove Court.



Frederick, Md (KM) An investigation is underway into the death of a girl found in a wooded area Saturday afternoon.

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says shortly after 5:00 PM, a passerby located the victim’s body in a wooded area¬† off a hiking trail in an area behind Briargrove Court in the Farmbrook Community.

Deputies responding to the scene found the body with apparent injuries. Criminal Investigations Section personnel later confirmed the victim is a 17-year-old girl from Hagerstown. Her body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

Sheriff’s Office Investigators are calling the case a homicide.

Anyone who has information related to this incident is asked to call Detective Skelley at 301-600-4017. Citizens who want to remain anonymous can call the Sheriff’s Office Tip Line at 301-600-4131.



By Kevin McManus