Death Of Germantown Youth Under Investigation

His body was found on Monday.

Germantown, Md (KM) – An investigation is underway into the death of a boy from Germantown.

Montgomery County Police say on Monday at 3:00 PM, officers responded to the 18900 block of Grotto Lane in Germantown where they found the body of a African-American teenager. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He’s identified as Jailyn Lawrence Jones, age 17.

His body was taken to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

Anyone who has information on this incident is asked to contact Montgomery County Police. They can call the  Major Crimes Section at 240-773-50780, or  the tip line at 240-773-TIPS {8477}.

Crime Solvers of Montgomery County is offering a $10,000 reward for information leading to an arrest in this homicide. Callers can remain anonymous. The number to call for Crime Solvers is 1-866-411-TIPS (8477).

By Kevin McManus