Decomposing Body Discovered by Landscaper Shot to Death

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On July 3, at approximately 1:17 PM, Baltimore Police Department officers responded to the 5300 block of Goodnow Road for a questionable death incident.

Upon arrival, officers were met by a caller who advised he was doing landscape work at the complex and entered the woods, where he noticed an unidentified male body in various stages of decomposition. Medical responders pronounced the victim deceased at 1:22 PM. The Office of the Medical Examiner (OCME) was notified and recovered the body.

On July 5, the OCME notified Homicide detectives that the autopsy determined the unidentified victim had been shot multiple times in the upper body. 

This case has been upgraded to a Homicide. 

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