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Posted at 01:46 PM ET, 01/19/2012

Police ID body found in Md. creek

Police have identified the man whose body was found in a Hyattsville-area creek Wednesday as 20-year-old Robert Leroy Scott III, authorities said.

Scott, of Hyattsville, was discovered dead by a passing bicyclist about 3:50 p.m. Wednesday in a creek off in Queens Chapel Road, authorities said Thursday.

His body had no obvious signs of trauma. He was taken to the medical examiner’s office to determine how he died.

By  |  01:46 PM ET, 01/19/2012

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