Identity Sought For Body At Churchton Beach

August 16, 1991|By Staff report

County police and Department of Natural Resources officers yesterdaywere trying to determine the identity of a man whose body washed up on a Churchton Beach.

A crabber working near a pier behind the 5500 block of Harford Street found the body in shallow water at 9 a.m., near Franklin Manor on the Bay Beach, police said.

DNR police said the man was not wearing any jewelry or shoes and had no identification. The state medical examiner said the body had been in the water between 24 and 48 hours.

There was no indication of foul play, police said. The investigation will be conducted jointly by county and DNR police.

The body is of a white male, 17 to 30 years old, about 6 foot and weighing 170 pounds. The man had a military-style haircut and was wearing a black T-shirt with "Airbourne" written in gold letters across the front, black shoes and a black belt.

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