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Dead body found near Anne Arundel Co. power plant

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Brandon Shores power plant in Anne Arundel County, Md. (Photo: JStuby/public domain)

ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY, Md. (WJLA) - A dead body was found near Brandon Shores power plant in Anne Arundel County Monday morning.

Maryland Natural Resources police told ABC7 the body was spotted by a boater, who called 911.

The body is being taken to the medical examiner's office in Baltimore for an autopsy, police said.

Gender and identity of the dead person was not immediately available.

Maryland Natural Resources police will reportedly be leading the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the person's death.

Brandon Shores power plant is an electric generating station located on Fort Smallwood Drive north of Orchard Beach in Anne Arundel County, near Glen Burnie.

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