December 9, 2021

72-Year-Old Black Woman Found Hanging From Tree In Maryland

Law enforcement officials in Annapolis, Maryland, confirmed {that a} 72-year-old lady was discovered hanging from a tree.

Authorities discovered the lady’s lifeless physique on November 3  on the 600 block of Belle Drive close to the Annapolis Stroll Group Heart.

A press launch, given by the Annapolis Police Division the subsequent day, officers offered extra particulars, saying at roughly 7:30 a.m., they had been referred to as to the 600 block of Belle Drive for the report of “an unattended death.”

“Preliminary investigation reveals the incident does not appear to be criminal in nature,” the press launch said.

Longtime civil rights activist Carl Snowden, from Annapolis, confirmed the information on a Fb publish, which mentioned the deceased body belonged to an African American lady.

Snowden instructed REVOLT that the lady was found hanging from a tree. Snowden was on the scene and was in a position to determine the sufferer’s race.

“People are waiting to see what the medical examiner determines the cause of death is, and people will respond accordingly,” he says.

Officers haven’t but launched the lady’s identification.

Apparently, younger youngsters on a bus headed to a neighborhood elementary faculty witnessed the hanging physique that morning police responded.

“While walking to the bus stop this morning, some students may have witnessed a tragic scene involving the death of an adult individual,” Richard Rogers and Casey Hunt, principals of Mills-Parole Elementary and Annapolis Center Faculty, wrote in a letter to folks obtained by the Capital Gazette.