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$13,000 reward offered in case of missing woman whose remains were found in 2018

Posted at 3:59 PM, Nov 14, 2019
and last updated 2021-10-29 12:40:18-04

GLEN BURNIE, Md. (WMAR) — A $13,000 reward is being offered for information in the case of a missing woman whose remains were found in Glen Burnie last year.

The remains of 45-year-old Melanie Faith Meleney were found on October 23 by someone walking their dog along the shoreline near the 1400 block of Furnace Avenue.

Ten days earlier, Meleney had been reported missing by her son.

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Over a year later, her exact cause of death remains under investigation.

In an attempt to find answers, Anne Arundel County Police say they've conducted several interviews and search warrants, and have collected multiple additional pieces of evidence for further forensic analysis.

As time passes, investigators are becoming very concerned about the case, and hope someone will come forward to discuss the case.

According to police, Meleney's family has contributed $1000 for information that may help detectives close the case.

Anyone with information can call the Homicide Unit at 410-222-4731, the Anne Arundel County Police Tip Line at 410-222-4700, or Metro Crime Stoppers at 1-866-7Lockup.