On November 27, 2016, the St. Mary’s County Emergency Communications Center received a call from a citizen who located a deceased subject at Point Lookout State Park in Point Lookout, Maryland.
Patrol deputies from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office responded and initiated the investigation. Detectives and Crime Lab personnel of the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division continued the investigation with the assistance of the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police and the Prince George’s County Police Department.
Deputies arrived on scene and located a deceased subject, later identified as Ashley Vaughn Thompson, age 31, of Temple Hills, partially in the water at Point Lookout State Park. The investigation revealed, Thompson was reported as a missing person to the Prince George’s County Police Department a few weeks prior, and around the same time, his vehicle was recovered on the property of Point Lookout State Park.
The St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office recognizes the Prince George’s County Police Department and the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police for their assistance with the investigation.
Anyone with additional information is asked to contact Detective Skyler LeFave at 301-475-4200, ext. *1983.