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Peter V. O'Connell Found Dead In Point of Rocks State Park, MD

4:30 PM, May 6, 2013   |    comments
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POINT OF ROCKS, Md. (AP/WUSA9) - Maryland State Police are identifying a man found dead at Point of Rocks State Park.

Police say 54-year-old Peter V. O'Connell of Frederick was found dead along the banks of the Potomac River on Sunday afternoon. A bicyclist called 911 after spotting his body in the water.

O'Connell's car was found in a parking lot about a half-mile away and police say investigators found a suicide note at his Frederick home. 

His body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy which determined he died as a result of a suicide.

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