Maryland Toddler, Father Dead In Alleged Murder-Suicide Along Appalachian Trail, State Police Say

The bodies of a Frederick father and his 2-year-old son were found along the Appalachian Trail in Washington County early Friday morning in what Maryland State Police are investigating as a murder-suicide.

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DENISE KOCH: A tragic discovery in Washington County. The bodies of a Frederick father and his two-year-old son were found along the Appalachian Trail in what state police are calling an apparent murder-suicide. Police say the man's wife called 911 last night after her husband picked up their son from her parents' house around 8:30 and said they were going hiking. The man's car was found parked near the trail, and after searching the area, the child's body was found in a ravine. The man's body was also found nearby.