UPDATE: On Monday, Feb. 29, at approximately 6:25 a.m. St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to the Leonardtown Dash In, located at 26065 Point Lookout Road, in Leonardtown for the report of a male subject sleeping in the bathroom. 

Upon checking the male subject’s welfare, he was pronounced deceased. Detectives from the St. Mary’s County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigations Division and the St. Mary’s County Vice/Narcotics Division responded and assumed the investigation.

The family of the deceased has been notified and no additional identifiers will be released.

Preliminary investigation revealed illegal substances maybe a factor in this death investigation. The subject has been transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore, Maryland for an autopsy and the investigation is ongoing.

Inquiries should be directed to Captain Daniel D. Alioto, Commander of Vice/Narcotics, at 301-475-4200 x1918.

Leonardtown, MD – Feb. 29, 8:13 a.m. – Police are currently conducting a death investigation at the Leonardtown Dash-In. Sources report a person was found deceased in a restroom.