Police look to ID person found dead in Montgomery County school parking lot

A male was found dead in a Montgomery County elementary school parking lot Friday afternoon, police say.

Officials say they were called for reports of an unresponsive male lying in the parking lot at South Lake Elementary School on the 18200 block of Contour Road in Gaithersburg around 2:15 p.m. on Friday.

School staff told investigators they saw the person walking on school property around noon that day. They also say they have seen him playing basketball at the school in the past, but the staff nor police have been able to identify who the person is.

Investigators did not find any obvious signs of trauma and say they do not believe foul play is associated with his death at this time.

Investigators describe him as black male with a medium build between 15 to 20 years old. He has a high top fade haircut and was wearing lack gym shorts with white and silver stripes and blue Nike Jordan sneakers, according to police.

Police are asking anyone with information about the identity of this person to call (301) 279-8000.