Body found in Potomac River on Black Friday

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Md. (WMAR) - A woman visiting from China was found in the Potomac River in Montgomery County Friday morning

According to Montgomery County Police, the woman is identified as 53-yea-old Karjia Jiang.

Jaing was reportedly visiting with relatives in Great Falls, Virginia.

The victim's family told police that Jiang mentioned that she would be taking a walk in Great Falls National Park, but detectives are unsure how or where she entered the water.

Jiang's death is being classified as undetermined, and no foul play is suspected.

Police in Montgomery County are asking for your help.

If you have any information about Jiang's death or how her body ended up in the Potomac River, call the Major Crimes Division at 240-77-5070.

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