FREDERICK, Md. (AP) — The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office says it has identified human remains found in a wooded area near Frederick nearly six years ago.
Maj. Tim Clarke says the remains are those of Edwin Philip Hobbs, an apparently homeless ex-convict.READ MORE: Newman, Mendoza Will Be ESPN’s 1st All-Female Baseball Duo
Clarke says the cause and manner of death are unknown but investigators don’t suspect foul play.
He says Hobbs would have been 47 when his remains were found Dec. 13, 2008, near the Lake Linganore subdivision between Frederick and New Market.READ MORE: New Innovative Academic Building Opens At Loyola University Maryland
Clarke says Hobbs had been released about 10 months earlier from the state prison system.
The Division of Correction says Hobbs served 15 years for motor vehicle theft in Frederick.MORE NEWS: Classroom Concerns: 16,559 Students Quarantined, 4,042 Confirmed Student Covid-19 Cases In Maryland Schools
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