Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2008

Missing man found deceased

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The body of a Potomac man reported missing was found in a parked car in Northwest Washington last week, the victim of an apparent suicide, according to police.

Robert Paul Murphy, 62, of the 10700 block of Stable Lane, was reported missing to police Aug. 11 after his family became concerned for his welfare, Montgomery County police said in a statement. He was last seen at about 10 a.m. that day at his home.

His body was found shortly before 7 p.m., Aug. 12, by Metropolitan Police Department officers in a parked vehicle near Fletcher's Boat House.