Released on July 22, 2009 - 3:08pm
Jul 21

A Press Conference will be held tomorrow July 22, 2008, 2:30 P.M. outside of the Laurel Police Department. The conference is to announce the person responsible for the murder of Christen Hawkins, charged with First Degree Murder.

On May 27, 2008 at 8:54 A.M. a citizen walking along the Riverfront Park came upon the body of a woman lying in a wooded area next to Old City Dam at the Patuxent River in the 900 block Main Street.

The citizen contacted the Laurel Police Department and when officers arrived they found an unresponsive female. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Laurel Police Criminal Investigators sent the victim

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