Missing UMd. Student Found Dead in Bowie

Police investigating death as suicide

Prince George's County Police announced Saturday that they had found the body of missing University of Maryland student David Johnathan Scherr.

The 20-year-old Scherr had been missing since December 19, when he was last seen near the university's College Park campus.

Investigators say that Scherr's body was found inside a black 2013 Ford Escape that was parked in a lot near the intersection of Route 197 and Route 450 in Bowie. The death is being investigated as a suicide. No further details were immediately available.

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