UPDATE Feb. 28 OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE
On February 27, 2012 at 11:16 A.M. police units responded to the report of a female lying on a path unresponsive to the rear of St. Mary’s Square in Lexington Park. Lexington Park Volunteer Rescue Squad responded to the scene, initiated CPR and transported the victim to St. Mary’s Hospital where she was pronounced deceased. BCI was contacted and assumed the investigation.
The female was identified as Edwina Denise Fenwick, 49 of Lexington Park, Md. Initial investigation did not reveal any signs of external injuries to Ms. Fenwick. The body was transported to the Medical Examiners Office in Baltimore where an autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.
Police Conducting Death Investigation
Authorities in St. Mary’s County are conducting a death investigation after a female was located in the 21600 block of Great Mills Road in Lexington Park to the rear of the St. Mary’s Square Shopping Center.
Rescue crews responded to the area behind Radio Shack on Monday, Feb. 27 around 11:15 a.m.
Upon arrival, an unconscious female patient in her 50’s was discovered covered in blood. Rescue crews attempted to perform CPR while en route to the hospital. The female patient was later pronounced deceased.
No word on the identity of the female found.
Police continue to investigate.