Montgomery Co. police: Human remains found in Brookeville

WASHINGTON — Montgomery County police are investigating the discovery of human remains found in a wooded area in Brookeville, Maryland, on Sunday.

The remains were found about 5:15 p.m. by a resident who had been walking his dogs in the 19500 block of Georgia Avenue.

Police said that the shallow grave contained skeletal remains.

Detectives believe that the unidentified person was an adult who died less than a year ago, according Montgomery County police.

An autopsy will be completed to determine the cause and manner of death.

Investigators ask anyone with information to contact police at 240-773-5070 or call Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 1-866-411-TIPS (8477). Callers may remain anonymous.

Below is a map of where police say they found the remains:

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