Resort Police Probe Fatality; 25-Year-Old Baltimore Woman Found Dead

OCEAN CITY — The investigation into an apparent fatal fall from a resort balcony sometime early Sunday morning is ongoing and few details have been provided thus far, but the victim has been identified as a 25-year-old female from the Baltimore area.

Just before 6 a.m. on Sunday, Ocean City Police Department (OCPD) officers and Ocean City EMS responded to 53rd Street for a reported unconscious individual. Upon arrival, Ocean City EMS determined the individual was deceased. The initial investigation revealed the deceased had fallen from an elevated position.

OCPD detectives continued to investigate the incident through Monday. The victim’s identity has not been made public although the OCPD on Monday did state she was a 25-year female from the Baltimore area. An autopsy was performed on Monday to determine the cause and manner of death. However, the results of the autopsy have not been made public. The investigation is ongoing and more details will be provided as they become available.

About The Author: Shawn Soper

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Shawn Soper has been with The Dispatch since 2000. He began as a staff writer covering various local government beats and general stories. His current positions include managing editor and sports editor. Growing up in Baltimore before moving to Ocean City full time three decades ago, Soper graduated from Loch Raven High School in 1981 and from Towson University in 1985 with degrees in mass communications with a journalism concentration and history.