Body of missing DC woman found in Charles Co., police say

A D.C. woman, who was reported missing in April, was found dead in Waldorf, Maryland, and the Charles County Sheriff’s Office has now launched an investigation into her killing.

According to the Charles County Sheriff’s Office, at 6:40 p.m. on Friday, officers responded to Holly Spring Drive after someone saw what looked “to be a partially covered body.”

The body, later identified as 32-year-old Danielle Moss, was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy, which determined that her death was a homicide, the sheriff’s office said.

D.C. police said Moss was reported missing in April. She was last seen in the 2300 block of Q Street in Southeast D.C. Her stepmother, Gloria Hammond, told NBC Washington that she was supposed to have dinner with her family but never made it.

“Danielle was so vibrant. … She was a beautiful, beautiful personality,” Hammond said. “I talked to Danielle every day, every day.”

The sheriff’s office said this is an ongoing investigation, and anyone with information is asked to call 301-609-6518.

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Tadiwos Abedje

Tadi Abedje is a freelance digital writer/editor for WTOP. He was born in Washington, D.C., and grew up in Northern Virginia. Journalism has been his No. 1 passion since he was a kid and he is blessed to be around people, telling their stories and sharing them with the world.

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