Frederick deputies investigate death in Clear Brook

Frederick County Sheriff’s Office deputies discovered a deceased female, age and identity unknown, outside a residence in the 200 block of Ruebuck Lane in Clear Brook on Saturday.

A Sheriff’s Office news release issued Sunday states that deputies were called to the home at around 9:49 p.m. Saturday for a reported shooting.

“The owner of the residence reported that one or two subjects were trying to break into his residence through his bedroom window,” the release states.  “The suspect broke out the bedroom window and reached inside of the window. The home owner reported that he fired one round from his 12-gauge shotgun through the window when he saw the suspect’s hands come through the window.”

The release states that an autopsy will be conducted Monday at the state examiner’s office.

The Sheriff’s Office asks that anyone with information about this case to call the Sheriff’s Office at 540-662-6162 and ask for investigator Beauvais.