Prince George's County Police identify murder victim after body found near Lake Artemesia

Police in Prince George's County have identified the name of a homicide victim whose body was found near Lake Artemesia on Thursday afternoon.

At around 1:30 p.m. on March 14, police say a person was walking near the lake in Berwyn Heights when they discovered a body in a wooded area.

When officers arrived at the scene, they discovered the body of the victim, who has been identified as 22-year-old Hector Diaz-Urritia, of no fixed address, was suffering from trauma to the upper body. He was pronounced dead.

If you have information on this investigation, contact police at 301-772-4925.