- Associated Press - Friday, October 30, 2015

EDEN, Md. (AP) - State police they’ve identified a man found dead in a Somerset County ditch as a Baltimore man reported missing earlier this month.

Police announced Friday that the body found in a ditch along a road in Eden, a community south of Salisbury, was identified as 22-year-old Damon Jennings. Police say Jennings was reported missing earlier this month and was last seen on Oct. 15.

Police say a person walking in the area of Backbone Road on Thursday afternoon found Jennings’ body. The body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death.

Police said in a statement that the body was clothed and had sustained “obvious trauma.” Homicide detectives are investigating.

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