Decomposed body identified
The partially decomposed body found by a fisherman in the Potomac River at Dam No. 3 near Harpers Ferry, W.Va., July 18 has been positively identified as a local woman reported missing on Jan. 1.
Alleine Grace Mills, 60, of 9704 Clover Heights Road, was reported missing after family members said she left the house Dec. 31 and did not return.
Dental and other records were used by the state medical examiner in Baltimore to make the identification.
Stereo gear taken from auto
A Pioneer compact disc player, two 10-inch speakers, an amplifier and 30 compact discs were stolen early Friday morning from a Jeep parked in the driveway at 20354 Trovinger Mill Road, the Washington County Sheriff's Department said.