From Maryland State Police:
Maryland State Police homicide investigators arrested two individuals connected with the body found on October 27, 2015, in a wooded area along I-95, in Baltimore County.
The individuals arrested are identified as Mark Vonnordeck, 48, and Dawn Surdi, 61. Both share a residence in the 200-block of Carroll Island Road, Baltimore, Maryland 21220. The two were charged on warrants with first degree murder, first degree assault, and second degree assault.
Surdi was arrested last night at her residence without incident. Vonnordeck was located a short distance from the residence after attempting to flee on foot. Vonnordeck and Surdi are being held at the Baltimore County Detention Center without bail.
The victim, identified as Thomas J. Pope, 18, of the 3500-block of Honeysuckle Lane, Middle River, Maryland. Pope’s family reported him missing to the Essex Precinct of the Baltimore County Police Department on October 26, 2015.
Pope’s body was found around 12:00 p.m. on October 27, 2015 in a wooded area along a fire service road near the 71.7 mile marker in Kingsville, Maryland. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled Pope’s death a homicide.
Investigators believe the victim was familiar with the suspects. A motive for the murder has not yet been determined.
Maryland State Police homicide investigators continue to work in cooperation with members of the Criminal Enforcement Division and the Maryland State Police Forensics Laboratory. Investigators have also briefed the Baltimore County States Attorney’s Office on the progress of this case.