UPDATE: Body found in Frederick identified as a 17-year-old girl

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No comments on the body's identification or extent of injuries

UPDATE: FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM)– Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Investigators have confirmed an identification on a female body on what would’ve been her 18th birthday.

Investigators believe the body is a 17-year-old African-American girl from Hagerstown and said there are apparent injuries that police believe are related to her death. PIO Taylor Clarke said her family has been notified but the Sheriff’s office doesn’t plan on releasing her name, at the time of death she was only 17 year-old but Sunday, June 28th would’ve been her 18th birthday.

The investigation into the circumstances around her death remains ongoing and anyone with further information is asked to contact Detective Skelley at 301-6004017. Tips can also be left anonymously on the sheriff’s office tip line at 301-600-4131.

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FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM)–A person walking on a trail by Briargrove Court called Frederick County dispatch to report they found a body near the trail.

Around 5 p.m., investigators arrived on scene and found a deceased body near the walking trail. Frederick County Sheriff’s Office Information Officer Taylor Clarke says they are actively investigating but at this point in time, they have no comments on the body’s identification, extent of injuries or any other factual information to share.

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