Montgomery County police trying to ID body found in Potomac River

Montgomery County police are asking for the public’s help as they try to identify a body that was found in the Potomac River on Tuesday.

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Police and rescue personnel recovered the body around 7:06 p.m. in the evening after it had been spotted by passing kayaker in the Wet Bottom area of the river south of Great Falls.

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The investigation by detectives has determined the following:

- The decedent is believed to be a male

- of Indian or Pakistani descent

- in his early to mid-30s

- approximately 5’08” tall and weighing approximately 207 pounds

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According to police, the body doesn’t match anyone on their missing person case files.

If you have any information that might help police identify him, call (240) 773-5070.