Decomposed Body Found In Middletown

A handgun, backpack also located.

Middletown, Md (KM) Detectives with the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office are conducting a death investigation.

At around 12:20 PM on Monday, deputies responded to the 800 block of East Main Street in Middletown for reports of a dead body. Authorities says a decomposed body was located behind the Safeway store. They also found a handgun and a backpack.

Detectives say they are working on learning the identity of the deceased, and are following up on several leads.

Anyone who has information which could help in this investigation is asked to contact the Sheriff’s Office at 301-600-1046, and reference case number 22-12350.

By Kevin McManus