FREDERICK, Md. (WJZ) — A missing 19-year-old from Frederick was found dead inside a car Sunday after he was reported missing over the weekend.
Frederick County Sheriff’s deputies responded to a call for support around 2:30 p.m. in the 8100 block of Runnymeade Drive.READ MORE: Notes Found Among Frederick Murder Suspect Joshua David Eckenrode's Things Suggested He Was Planning Mass Casualty Event, Sheriff Says
They found the body of Curtis Mason Smith inside.
Smith was reported missing Saturday. He was last seen by his family on Friday, March 19.
The Frederick County Sheriff’s County arrested Joshua David Eckenrode after a two-day investigation and multiple witness interviews and warrants. Eckenrode was also charged with firearm use in a violent crime. Eckenrode charged in the first-degree murder of SmithREAD MORE: Joshua David Eckenrode Charged In Murder Of Curtis Mason Smith In Frederick
If you have any information that could help in this case, please contact the FCSO tip line at 301-600-4131 and reference case # 21-025637.
On March 21, FCSO deputies responded to a call for support at the 8100 block of Runnymeade Drive. Upon responding, deputies found a vehicle with the body of missing Frederick teen, Curtis Mason Smith, age 19, inside.
— Frederick County Sheriff's Office (@FredCoSheriff) March 22, 2021