The Latest on a man found dead in a Maryland state forest (all times local):

12:30 p.m.

Police say a man found dead in a western Maryland state forest had driven there separately from a woman who is being treated for hypothermia after apparently spending a night in the woods.

Maryland Natural Resources Police spokeswoman Candy Thomson said Wednesday their cars were found parked near Barton, about 130 miles west of Baltimore, near the eastern edge of the Savage River State Forest.

Thomson says the pair, both in their early 20s, were seen alive near a trailhead by a friend around 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Thomson says her agency responded at 2:15 a.m. Wednesday to a local 911 call reporting the pair missing.

Thomson says the woman walked to a home shortly before 9 a.m. Wednesday. A state police helicopter found the man's body a short while later.


Maryland Natural Resources Police say a man has been found dead and a woman is being treated for hypothermia after both were reported missing in a western Maryland state forest.

Spokeswoman Candy Thomson told the Cumberland Times-News (http://bit.ly/2iPyqnA ) that the man's body was spotted Wednesday morning by searchers in a state police helicopter.

She says the woman walked out of the Savage River State Forest near Barton earlier Wednesday.

Thomson says the search began at 2:15 a.m. after someone reported that the two had driven to the forest and had not been seen since 5 p.m. Tuesday.


Information from: Cumberland (Md.) Times-News, http://www.times-news.com/timesnew.html