Police had said they considered Ferrell a “critical missing person” because he had stopped using social media and his credit cards soon after he was last seen late last month at Melba’s Place, a bar on Greenmount Avenue in the Abell neighborhood.
Police did not say how long Ferrell had been dead or how long his car had been parked there, just a block away from Bon Secours Hospital. They said the vehicle had tinted windows.
Ferrell was in his first year teaching at Monarch, and school officials said Friday they were hoping for his safe return.
Ferrell’s body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, where an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of his death.
Gregory D. Ferrell, an eighth-grade teacher who had been missing for weeks, was found dead Saturday in his car parked on a busy West Baltimore street.