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Officials attempt to ID skeletal remains found in Md.


FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Officials are trying to identify skeletal remains that were found in 1989 in Frederick and have now released a completed lifelike recreation drawing of the face.

The remains were found on Right Hand Fork Road at the Watershed in Frederick, Md., Frederick County Sheriff's Office said.

Officials said the remains may be of a man, between the ages of 25- and 40. He had a small to medium build. The estimated death was between November of 1988 and July 1989, however could have possibly happened before November 1988.

A lifelike recreation drawing was made of the face, officials said. Forensic reconstruction involves building a face on a skull to see what the person may have looked life.

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Prince George's County man killed in accident


MYERSVILLE, Md. (WUSA9) -- A Prince George's County man was killed early Friday morning after his vehicle hit a guard rail and landed in a ditch along Route 40.

According to Maryland State Police, Corey Hall, 28, from Fort Washington was heading eastbound on Route 40 in a 1994 Chevrolet Caprice.

Near the intersection of Route 40 and Pleasant Walk Road in Myersville, state police say Hall crossed over into the westbound lane and struck a guard rail. His vehicle then launched into the air and landed in a ditch.

Police say Hall died from his injuries after landing in the ditch.

The cause of the crash has not been determined, but police say they are investigating driver error as a factor.


20 years for Frederick mother in fatal child abuse case


FREDERICK, Md. (AP) - A judge in Frederick has sentenced a woman to 20 years in prison for failing to prevent her husband from killing their 21-month-old daughter Anayah in a case that prompted state child-welfare reform legislation.

Stephanie Williams was sentenced Tuesday. She was convicted last week in a plea deal of first-degree child abuse resulting in death.

The judge suspended another 20 year and says he'll recommend referral to the Patuxent Institution, a state prison focused on mental-health treatment.

Police say Frankie Williams has acknowledged beating the girl. He's pursuing an insanity defense.

Frederick police arrest man for reckless driving


FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- Police arrested a man in connection with reckless driving in Frederick, Md.

Alexander Kory Muse, 18, of Frederick Md. was arrested for reckless driving, negligent driving, attempting to elude police in official police vehicle by fleeing on foot, driving without a license and several other offenses.

Two Frederick officers saw a vehicle driving recklessly in the area of Madison Street and Center Street, authorities said. The vehicle was spotted again close to S. Market Street and Mt. Olivet Blvd., police said.

The vehicle was going south on S. Market Street when it hit several curbs, left the road and traveled down an embankment. The officers went to the vehicle to check on the people inside of the car, however found nobody inside.

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Police arrest MD man driving without license, loaded gun


FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- A Hagerstown man was arrested during a traffic stop for driving without a license and driving with a loaded gun early Sunday morning, Frederick police said.

The traffic stop happened around 3:08 a.m. in the area of Wilson Place and Taney Avenue when the officer spotted a dark colored SUV on the road without a functioning brake light.

The officer could smell marijuana in the car when he pulled over Clarence P. Carter, 35, of Hagerstown. It was also learned that Carter was driving on an out of state license that had been suspended. He was then placed under arrest. The officer then continued to search the SUV, police said. A loaded handgun, a straight bladed weapon, additional ammunition, and marijuana was found inside of the vehicle, according to authorities. Carter was taken to the Frederick County Adult Detention Center.

Missing Frederick man found dead in car


FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- A missing Frederick County man was found dead inside of a vehicle on Saturday, officials said.

Timothy David Nicholson, 54, was last seen sometime between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. Wednesday.

Nicholson was found Saturday after a passerby spotted a vehicle parked behind a building, Frederick County Sheriff's Office said.

Nicholson was found dead inside of the vehicle.

His family has been notified, officials said.


Anyone with information regarding Nicholson's whereabouts is asked to contact Frederick County Sheriff's Office non-emergency number at 301-600-2071.


Man wearing mask wanted in Frederick Co pharmacy burglary


FREDERICK, Md. (WUSA9) -- A man is being sought in connection with a burglary that happened at the Medicine Plus Pharmacy in New Market, Md.

The burglary happened on March 20, around 4:30 a.m. at the store located on Old National Pike in New Market, Frederick County Sheriff's Office said.

Officials said the man was able to get into the store by smashing the front door. The suspect stole large amounts of Oxycodone and Dextro-Amphetamenes prescription medications.

The suspect involved is being described as possibly a white man between the ages of 20 and 30 years of age. He has an average build, and was seen wearing a striped shirt, glasses, a mask and gloves.

Anyone with information about the case or who can identify the man is asked to call Detective Joe McCallion at 301-600-1022.