Pasadena teen-ager's body found on pier


A 17-year-old Pasadena man was found dead yesterday on a pier at High Point Community Beach, Anne Arundel County police said.

The body of Eric Lee Downey of the 7000 block of Edgewood Road was found beside a bicycle by a neighborhood resident walking along the beach. The resident notified police at 10: 36 a.m.

The body was taken to the state medical examiner's office in Baltimore yesterday afternoon for an autopsy.

Downey was last seen by friends between 6 p.m. and 6: 30 p.m. Tuesday at the pier in the 800 block of Riverside Drive in Pasadena, police said.

Pub Date: 1/21/99

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