From the Havre de Grace Police Department:
Katherine Mace Missing Person Update
On Monday April 6, 2015 at 11:20am, the Havre de Grace Police Department received information from the Maryland Natural Resources Police (MDNRP) that a body had been found floating in the Elk River. Officers from the MDNRP requested a response from the Havre de Grace Police Department in case the found body was related to any open missing persons cases our agency was investigating.
One detective from the Havre de Grace Police Department responded to the area of Rogue’s Harbor (part of the Elk Neck State Park) where the body had been brought ashore. Once on location, the Havre de Grace Detective, along with officers and detectives from the MDNRP, began examining the body. Due to the condition of the body a positive identification could not be made on scene. The body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to be examined and identified.
On April 7, 2015 the body was positively identified as Katherine Mace by a family member. The results of the autopsy revealed no signs of trauma and the toxicology report is still pending.
This investigation is still classified as open pending the toxicology report and there is no evidence that suggest any foul play.
On Friday December 26, 2014 at 11:30am officers from the Havre de Grace Police Department responded to the 900 block of Greenway Court in reference to a missing person. Family members told officers that Catherine Elizabeth Mace, 43, was last seen at their home in the 900 block of Greenway Court at 2:00am on December 26th. At approximately 7:00am family members noticed that Mrs. Mace was not in the residence and located a cell phone and other personal items of Mrs. Mace that were left in the home. Mrs. Mace did not have access to a vehicle and foul play was not suspected.
Officers from the Havre de Grace Police Department immediately began searching for Mrs. Mace. A large scale search effort was initiated with the assistance from the Maryland State Police Aviation Division, the Department of Natural Resources Police, the organization Search and Rescue Dogs of Maryland (SARDOM), the Harford County Sheriff’s Office Aviation Division, Harford County Emergency Operations, and various volunteer fire companies from Harford County.