Body discovered in park next to Lansdowne High

April 29, 2003

Baltimore County homicide detectives were investigating an apparent homicide last night after the discovery of a body in Hillcrest Park at the edge of the Lansdowne High School campus.

It was not immediately known if the body was that of a man or woman.

Wilkens Precinct police officers - responding to a 911 call about 10:30 p.m. reporting shots fired in the wooded public park - found the body lying in a pool of blood on a trail near Third Avenue.

Police said the area was cordoned off as detectives and uniformed officers searched for clues and attempted to identify the body.

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