North Carolina man found dead behind Hagerstown hotel

Maryland

The Hagerstown Police Department is investigating a homicide that occurred on Sunday afternoon.

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (WDVM) — A man is dead after Hagerstown Police Department (HPD) responded to the Plaza Inn and Suites early Saturday morning.

Officers arrived at the 900 block of Dual Highway just before 5 a.m., where they found a man dead in the rear parking lot with a gunshot wound.

The victim has been identified as Roderick White, 40, of Greensboro, North Carolina.

Detectives, along with the Western Maryland Crime Lab, were on-site to process the crime scene.

Lieutenant Rebecca Fetchu, the Investigative Services Commander for HPD, told WDVM that detectives are looking into a potential person of interest. Still, the department was able to notify White’s family.

Officials say this is an ongoing investigation, and no other information was released.

They are asking the public who may have additional information to contact Detective Kevin Brashears at 301-790-3700 ext. 238 or kbrashears@hagerstownpd.org.

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