OCEAN CITY, MD – Ocean City police are currently investigating the death of an unidentified adult male after a Public Works employee located the body in the surf off 14th Street. Public Works crews, who were surveying the beach due to the recent oil spill in Delaware, reported seeing the adult male at 7:15 a.m. on Tuesday, October 27, 2020.
Detectives of the Ocean City Police Department Criminal Investigation Division Major Crimes Unit responded to the scene and an active investigation is underway to determine the identity of the male and the circumstances surrounding his death. The body has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner where an autopsy will be conducted in the coming days. There are currently no known missing persons reported in the area.
Anyone that may have been in the area and believes they have information related to the case is asked to contact the Ocean City Police Department at 410-723-6610. Callers may remain anonymous.