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Concern for Missing Gaithersburg Man

For Immediate Release: Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Update: August 23, 2018 - Marcus Shawn McCowan Jr. has been located safe and unharmed. _____________________________

Detectives from the Montgomery County Police Department – 6th District Investigative Section are asking for the public’s help in locating a missing Gaithersburg man.

Marcus Shawn McCowan Jr., age 31, who resides in a group home on West Side Drive, was last seen by caretakers on Monday, August 20 at approximately 8:00 a.m., when he left the group home on foot.

Marcus Shawn McCowan Jr. is described as an African American male, 5’ 11” tall, and weighing 300 pounds. He has short black hair, brown eyes, and a short beard.

Police and caretakers are concerned for Marcus Shawn McCowan Jr.’s emotional and physical welfare.

Anyone who has information regarding the whereabouts of Marcus Shawn McCowan Jr. is asked to call the police non-emergency number at 301-279-8000 (available 24-7).

Marcus Shawn McCowan Jr.Marcus Shawn McCowan Jr. (Original Image)

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Release ID: 18-355
Media Contact: mcpnews 
Categories: missing-person