UPDATE (October 15, 2019 11:06 a.m.):

The man found deceased in a field in Upperco yesterday afternoon is identified as Thomas Blanton Jr of the 2300 block of Mayberry Road, 21158.

Detectives from the Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit are continuing to investigate the circumstances surrounding the death and await the results of an autopsy by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Original Release (October 14, 2019 5:46 p.m.):

Police are investigating after a body was found in a field in Upperco this afternoon.

Police responded to the 16800 block of Ridge Rd at 12:28 p.m. after an adult man's body was discovered in the field.

The Baltimore County Police Homicide Unit is investigating to determine the identity of the man and will await autopsy results from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to determine cause and manner of death.

Anyone with information should contact detectives by calling 410-307-2020. Callers may remain anonymous.