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Police Investigate Undetermined Death at Triadelphia Reservoir

For Immediate Release: Friday, June 6, 2014

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police - Major Crimes Division are investigating an undetermined death that occurred on Wednesday evening at the Triadelphia Reservoir located at 2800 Greenbridge Road in Brookeville.

On Wednesday, at approximately 5:54 p.m., MCP was notified by Howard County emergency personnel that a 19-year-old male had gone under the water in the Triadelphia Reservoir and had not resurfaced.  Preliminary investigation revealed that the victim had been swimming in the reservoir with a group of friends.  He began struggling in the the water and then went underneath the water.  He did not resurface.  His friends immediately contacted 9-1-1 for assistance.

Following an extended water rescue/recovery operation, the victim’s body was recovered from the water by the Charles County Volunteer Dive Rescue Team and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police Underwater Operations Unit at approximately 2:33 p.m. this afternoon.  The victim was pronounced deceased at the scene.  MCP detectives are leading the death investigation as the reservoir runs between Howard and Montgomery counties, and the water is within Montgomery County's jurisdiction.

Following notification of the family, the victim has been identified as Avery Troix Williams, age 19, of the 19600 block of Crystal Rock Drive in Germantown.

JMS

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Release ID: 14-175
Media Contact: mcpnews 
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