FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA) -- A worker with a tree trimming service contacted authorities after he discovered skeletal remains on Wednesday evening while doing work, say Frederick County Sheriff's Office authorities.
The worker reported that the remains were found approximately 10 to 15 yards off New Design Road in a wooded area in the 4100 block.
Deputies, investigators, and medical examiner's office personnel were able to determine at the scene that the worker had found human skeletal remains. The remains were taken to the State Medical Examiner's Office in Baltimore to determine a cause and manner of death as well as the identity of the remains.