Body of missing man found in Gaithersburg retention pond

Police say the body found in a retention pond in Gaithersburg is that of a man reported missing from Germantown Friday.

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Maurice Darnell Munford Jr., 22, of the 13000 block of Bailiwick Terrace in Germantown was reported missing by family members around 10:40 p.m. May 16, according to the Montgomery County Police Department.

On Tuesday a body was found in a retention pond in Gaithersburg, and Munford's family members help identify him.

Munford was last seen May 15 in the area of Lakeforest Mall, not far from the retention pond where his body was found.

The medical examiner's office in Baltimore is working to determine cause and manner of death.

Anyone who may have information about the death can call the major crimes division at 240-773-5070. Callers may remain anonymous.

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