19-year-old woman's body found dead in Maryland wooded area

9 days ago

Germantown news, Maryland news.

Montgomery County police are investigating after the lifeless body of a 19-year-old woman was found abandoned in a wooded area.

The gruesome discovery was made by a passerby at around 12:30 p.m. on Friday near the roadway in the 25700 block of Old Hundred Road. Authorities identified the victim as Sara Gutierrez-Villatoro of Washington D.C. and her death was ruled a homicide by the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore.

According to police, the woman has died from a single gunshot wound. Her body was found in the woods and the scene is still being investigated.

Authorities urged anyone with information to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070. A reward of up to $10,000 is offered for relevant information.