Anne Arundel County police believe human remains found along the shoreline near Holly Drive and Chesapeake Drive may belong to a woman who went missing sometime this year.
On Wednesday October 18, neighbors say a woman was walking her dog when she saw a dismembered arm. After a search of the area, police found more skeletal remains.
The remains were transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for a post mortem examination. According to officials, the decedent is a Caucasian or Asian female, approximately mid-twenties to thirty years of age with an approximate height of 5’03. It is believed the remains are that of someone who went missing within the past year.
Officials continue to examine the remains in an attempt to identify the woman and learn the manner of death.
This is a very fluid and active investigation where the Anne Arundel County Police are urging anyone with information to come forward by calling the Anne Arundel County Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731. 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.