Woman's body found in Patapsco Valley State Park

Police say death not being investigated as a crime

July 09, 2011

A woman's body was found Saturday morning in the Patapsco River in Baltimore County, police said, but the death is not being investigated as a crime.

Baltimore County Police Cpl. John Wachter said police were called at 9:46 in the morning by someone who found the body near River Road in the Avalon section at the southern end of Patapsco Valley State Park. He said the medical examiner will have to determine the cause of death, but he said neither the homicide nor criminal investigations divisions were involved in the case.

The body was described as the remains of an adult woman, but no other description was available.

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