74-Year-Old Man Reported Missing Was Found Dead in Montgomery County Sunday Morning

An alert for a missing Upper Marlboro man, 74-year-old Johnny Bouknight, was put out by Prince George’s County Police shortly after midnight early Sunday morning. The man was last seen on Saturday morning at 10am. At approximately 10:38am on Sunday morning, Bouknight was found dead in his car when Montgomery County Fire and Rescue Services responded to the 15200 block of Edwards Ferry Rd. for the report of a car in the river. “Preliminary, there is no foul play suspected”, according to Montgomery County and Prince George’s County Police. Below is the full press release by Montgomery County Police from Monday afternoon.

Per MCPD: Detectives from the Montgomery County Department of Police – Major Crimes Division are conducting a death investigation after locating a man found dead in his car on Sunday, December 4, 2022. On Sunday, December 4, 2022, at approximately 10:38 a.m., 1st District officers and Montgomery County Fire Rescue personnel responded to the 15200 block of Edwards Ferry Rd. for the report of a car in the river.

74-year-old Johnnie Bouknight, of Upper Marlboro, was located deceased in the car. The preliminary investigation by detectives does not indicate any signs of foul play in the death of Bouknight. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore will conduct an autopsy to officially determine the cause and manner of death. Bouknight was reported missing from Prince George’s County on Saturday, December 3, 2022, and was last seen at approximately 10 a.m. that day.

Detectives are asking anyone with information regarding Johnnie Bouknight or this incident to call the Major Crimes Division at 240-773-5070.

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17th Annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival

Sunday, April 21, 2024, 11am-4pm (held rain or shine!)

Howard Avenue, Kensington, MD 20895

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Contact: Elisenda Sola-Sole, Festival Director

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FEST OF SPRING Caribbean Wine Food & Music Festival

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