Police are trying to identify a man found dead in a park in Montgomery County, Maryland, and say his death was a homicide.
The man's body was found on Tuesday, Sept. 5 at Wheaton Regional Park on Orebaugh Avenue in Wheaton, police said.
A medical examiner has ruled the manner of death a homicide and there was trauma to the body, police said Wednesday.
Montgomery County police are asking for the public's help to identify the victim.
Police gave the following information:
- He is described as a Hispanic male, about 5 feet 2 inches tall and weighs 126 pounds.
- He has short, dark brown hair.
- He was wearing a men’s size large, gray sweatshirt, with the words, “First United Methodist Church Laurel” written on the left chest of the sweatshirt.
- Under the sweatshirt he was wearing a men’s size large, gray, hooded, long-sleeve shirt. The brand was American Eagle.
- He was wearing men’s size medium, black sweatpants. The brand was Adam Levine.
- Under the sweatpants he was wearing men’s size large blue, athletic shorts. There was the number “19” on the left side of the shorts and a stripe on the right leg.
- He was wearing black ankle socks.
- He was missing a bottom tooth located near the front of his mouth.
- He is possibly from Annapolis based on evidence collected.
- Through investigation, it was determined that it is possible that the victim was killed during the approximate time period of December 2016 to March 2017.