Body found in burned car in Montgomery Co. identified

WASHINGTON — Police have identified the body found inside a burned vehicle in Montgomery County Saturday.

The Montgomery County police said Wednesday that the body of Andrea Hawvermale, 56, was found on a property near her family’s home on Excalibur Lane, in Sandy Spring, Saturday at about 8:30 a.m.

They’ve labeled the death as suspicious; police and fire crews are conducting a joint investigation.

Hawvermale was a mother of four who was active in a group dedicated to the rights of property owners in Prince George’s County. She is listed as vice president-secretary treasurer of the Prince George’s County Property Owners Association; her husband, John, is listed as director.

Her obituary in The Washington Post described her as “a woman of strength and integrity.”

Kate Ryan

As a member of the award-winning WTOP News, Kate is focused on state and local government. Her focus has always been on how decisions made in a council chamber or state house affect your house. She's also covered breaking news, education and more.

Federal News Network Logo
Log in to your WTOP account for notifications and alerts customized for you.

Sign up