After more than 13 drownings in Maryland waterways this year to date, Governor Martin O’Malley and the Maryland Natural Resources Police are asking everyone to use extra caution when out on the water.
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Maryland Natural Resources Police officers Tuesday recovered the bodies of two men missing since the weekend.
Cool, refreshing, inviting—and potentially deadly. “Maryland is blessed with many lakes and rivers and the Chesapeake Bay that are perfect spots to gather with friends and family to cool off,” said DNR Secretary Joe Gill. “But those places also can be dangerous if you aren’t prepared or you don’t respect the power of water.”
The body of a Cambridge boy was recovered Wednesday evening from the Choptank River after an apparent swimming accident.
The body of a Pennsylvania man was recovered this afternoon from the Bush River in Harford County.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP), Howard County Fire Department, and Baltimore County Urban Search and Rescue are currently searching the Avalon Area of Patapsco Valley State Park for a swimmer who went missing yesterday evening near Bloede’s Dam. Arturo Acosta-Acero, 33 of Elkridge, disappeared after wading in to the water by the fall at Read the Rest…
Six drown in past month alone The death of a 25-year-old Delaware man in the Susquehanna River this weekend brings the total water-related casualties in Maryland this year to 12 ─ double that of this time in 2012. Governor Martin O’Malley and law enforcement officials are urging everyone to help put a stop to this Read the Rest…
The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) is investigating the drowning of Louis James Durso, Sr., 75 of Earleville, Md., on the Bohemia River in Cecil County.
The body of Thomas Brown, 20 of Churchton, was recovered today in the waters near the Franklin Manor Community Pier in Churchton, Anne Arundel County. Brown went missing on July 22 after attempting to retrieve a friend’s hat that had blown off into the water.
The Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) are investigating the accidental death of Nancy Rogers, 75 of Lancaster, Pa., after she drowned on June 22 near Turkey Point in Cecil County.