UPPER MARLBORO, Md. (WJZ) — Joseph Kitchen, the president of the Young Democrats of Maryland who had been missing for over a week, was found dead in DC, police confirmed Sunday night.

Joseph Kitchen, 34, was last seen Aug. 8 at Sandy Point State Park in Annapolis, according to the Prince George’s County Police Department.

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Prince George’s County Police confirmed Sunday night he was found dead in DC, but did not give any further information on a cause of death.

The Maryland Democratic Party said he had a kind heart that impacted many.

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“Rest in peace, Joseph Kitchen,” they said in their tweet Sunday.

The Young Democrats’ group, which is open to registered Democrats who are less than 36 years old, posted a missing person flyer that was seeking information about Kitchen for his parents and brother.

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WJZ will update when more information is known.

CBS Baltimore Staff