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Body Found in Wicomico River Identified, Investigation Underway

Posted: Sep 12, 2018 11:37 AM -04:00 Updated:

SALISBURY, Md.- Salisbury police are investigating the death of a man whose body was found Tuesday floating in the Wicomico River near the South Division Street bridge.

Officers responded to the area around 12:35 p.m., after an employee at a business in the area discovered the body and called police.

According to police, the body was identified as 23-year-old Maurice Black Pinkett.

Detectives are still working to determine how Pinkett entered the water. At this time, there is no overt signs of trauma to indicate a cause of death. The body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy, police said.

Pinkett was last seen wearing red and black colored sweatpants and black sneakers. He was 5-foot-11 and 165 pounds.

Anyone who may have seen Pinkett walking in the area of South Division and Market streets or the general downtown area between Sept. 10 and Sept. 11 is asked to contact the Salisbury Police Department Criminal Investigation Division at 833-SBY-CITY or Crime Solvers at 410-548-1776.

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