Body of woman found along I-70 near Mount Airy

May 05, 2006|By LAURA MCCANDLISH | LAURA MCCANDLISH,SUN REPORTER

The body of a woman was found early yesterday along the shoulder of eastbound Interstate 70 on the Frederick County side of Mount Airy, state police said.

The fully clothed body of the woman, believed to be 25 to 30 years old, was discovered shortly before 6 a.m. a few hundred yards from a truck stop and rest area, police said.

The woman, who was not identified, suffered upper-body trauma and was dumped along the highway, police said.

The cause of death has not been determined, but police are investigating the incident as a homicide.

Authorities said that anyone with information about the incident should contact the Frederick barracks of the Maryland State Police at 301-644-4150.

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