Man, 21, found dead on path in Lothian, Md., on Friday

WASHINGTON — Police in Anne Arundel County, Md.  are investigating an apparent homicide after a man’s body was found in a wooded area by the intersection of Margarita Street and Tequila Straight Drive in Lothian.

According to a press release, police responded to a call of a unresponsive adult male lying on a path. They found him with obvious trauma and are calling him a homicide victim.  He has been identified as Joseph Steven Gibbons, 21, from the 5000 block of Lee Way Drive in Churchton, Md.

His body was transferred to Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore to determine the cause and time of death.

Anne Arundel County Police are urging anyone with information to come forward by calling Homicide Detective Dan Myers 410-222-3413.  If people with information wish to remain anonymous they can also contact the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line 410-222-4700 or Metro Crime Stoppers.


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