UPDATE: Police Investigating Dead Body Found at Nicolet Park Find No Signs of Foul Play

July 27, 2018

st marys county sheriffs officeUPDATE 7/27/2018: On July 23, 2018, Corporal Michael Worrey was patrolling the area of Nicolet Park in Lexington Park at 4:27 a.m. when he found a subject underneath the park’s pavilion.

Willie Sheldon Miller, 51, of no fixed address was found to be deceased on a park bench.

The St. Mary’s County Criminal Investigations Division, Crime Lab and a Forensic Investigator responded to the investigation.

There were no obvious signs of trauma to Miller’s body and no signs of foul play.

Anyone with more information about this incident is asked to call Detective Sergeant Robert Merritt at 301-475-4200, ext. *8042.

7/23/2018: On Monday, July 23, 2018, at approximately 4:30 a.m., an ambulance was dispatched to Nicolet Park, on Bunker Hill Drive, in Lexington Park to assist police with the report of a possible dead body found.

Police determined the subject to be deceased and an ambulance would not be needed, it was cancelled a few minutes later.

Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division responded to the scene and assumed the investigation.

The deceased will be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy.

Details will be provided as they become available.