FCSO: Missing Frederick teen found dead in vehicle


Update: Officials identified the body found Sunday as 19-year-old Curtis Mason Smith, a missing Frederick teen.

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said they responded to a call at the 8100 block of Runnymeade Drive at 2:30 p.m. Sunday. Upon arrival, deputies found a vehicle with Smith’s body inside.

Smith was announced missing by his family and he was last seen Friday, officials said. FCSO was investigating Smith’s disappearance, officials say.

A suspicious death investigation is ongoing, and no further details are available.

Anyone with information that could be relevant to this case is asked to contact the FCSO tip line at 301-600-4131 and reference case #21-025637.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

FREDERICK, Md. (WDVM) — The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office said it is investigating a death in Frederick Sunday afternoon.

FCSO announced in a Facebook post around 4:30 p.m. that there would be activity at Runnymeade Drive and Poole Jones Road “for quite some time.” At 8:30 that night, officials announced a death investigation at the scene.

An investigation is ongoing, and no further information has been released. Officials say no further announcements will be made until next of kin has been notified.

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