Police looking for clues in malicious wounding

Posted: February 18, 2013

Star staff report

The Frederick County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a malicious wounding that was reported Jan. 24.

The victim, a white male, was found lying in the parking lot of a CVS store at 1400 Tasker Road in Stephens City, according to a Crime Solvers press release. He was taken to Winchester Medical Center, where it was determined that he was suffering from blunt force trauma to the head and exposure due to extremely cold temperatures.

Anyone with information regarding a suspect or suspects in this incident is asked to contact Investigator Eric W. Varnau at 540-504-6559, the Frederick County Sheriff’s Office at 540-662-6162, or the Crime Solvers Hotline at 540-665-8477. Information leading to the arrest of a suspect may result in a reward of up to $1,000.