Investigation underway after body found near Lake Artemesia in Berwyn Heights


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    Detectives with the Prince George's County Police Department are working to identify and arrest the suspect(s) who killed a man discovered in a park on Thursday in Berwyn Heights.

    The body was found in a wooded area near Lake Artemesia at around 1:30 p.m., according to officials with Prince George's County Police.

    Authorities say a person who walking in the 8300 block of 55th Avenue discovered the body and notified police after their discovery.

    Upon arrival, officers discovered a body with trauma to the face and upper body.

    The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Hector Diaz-Urrtia.

    Anyone with information is asked to call the Prince George's County Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 301-772-4925.

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