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Rock climber discovers body inside state park

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Posted at 9:51 PM, Jul 09, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-09 21:51:11-04

An investigation is underway after a rock climber finds a body in a state park.

Maryland Natural Resources Police say the body was found Monday afternoon along the Appalachian Trail in South Mountain State Park, located in Washington County. 

The Medical Examiner's Office is expected to conduct an autopsy to determine the official cause of death.