Missing Md. man found dead in trunk of his car

Hank Silverberg, wtop.com

WASHINGTON – A Frederick County, Md., man missing since Nov. 27 has been found dead in the trunk of his car.

Maryland State Police say 37-year-old John Ryan, a businessman who specialized in property maintenance throughout the region, was located Monday after a U.S. Department of Homeland Security agent found his car in the 15000 block of Somerville Drive in Derwood.

Police say investigators obtained a warrant, searched the car’s trunk and found Ryan’s body.

Police they also found what they believe to be marijuana and cash in the trunk, and there appeared to be trauma to Ryan’s body.

No arrests have been made.

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