Montgomery Co. police seek help identifying skeletal remains in North Potomac

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Police said a blue sweatshirt with the words QUEBECOR PRINTING (USA) CORP. on the front were found with the remains. (Courtesy Montgomery County police)

Police said they also found a black or green San Antonio Spurs ball cap similar to this one near the remains. (Courtesy Montgomery County police)

Police said they also found blue and white size 11 Asics GEL-Kayano sneakers like these with the remains. (Courtesy Montgomery County police)

WASHINGTON — Police in Montgomery County are seeking the public’s help in identifying human skeletal remains found in a wooded area in North Potomac, Maryland, this week.

Police said the bones were found Dec. 4 by a man walking a dog in a wooded area near Shady Grove and Road Procera Drive. Police said they were called to the area around 5:15 p.m. that evening.

The remains were taken to the to the Office of the Chief Medical Office in Baltimore for an autopsy to attempt to determine the sex of the person as well as how they died.

For now, police are classifying the person’s death as undetermined and are seeking the public’s help identifying the remains.

Authorities have released photos and a description of clothing and other items found with the remains. They include a San Antonio Spurs ball cap, a blue sweatshirt with the words QUEBECOR PRINTING (USA) CORP. on the front and size 11 Asics GEL-Kayana sneakers.

Detectives are urging anyone who has information about the identity of this person or how they died to contact the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. Tipsters will remain anonymous.

Below is a map of the area near where the remains were found:

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