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Posts tagged ‘Drowning’

24
Jul

Governor O’Malley, NRP Urge Water Safety as Drownings Continue

NRP Officers searching for a drowning victim

NRP Officers searching for a drowning victim

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. Read more »

15
Jul

NRP Recovers Bodies of Two Men Missing Since the Weekend

NRP logoMaryland Natural Resources Police officers Tuesday recovered the bodies of two men missing since the weekend. Read more »

10
Jul

NRP, State Parks Officials Urge Water Safety after Deadly July 4 Weekend

Officer assists a boater who fell from a speeding jet ski on the Severn River

Officer assists a boater who fell from a speeding jet ski on the Severn River

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.”

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12
Sep

Cambridge Boy Dies in Swimming Accident

Natural Resources Police LogoThe body of a Cambridge boy was recovered Wednesday evening from the Choptank River after an apparent swimming accident. Read more »

9
Sep

Body of Pennsylvania Man Recovered from Bush River

Natural Resources Police LogoThe body of a Pennsylvania man was recovered this afternoon from the Bush River in Harford County. Read more »

5
Aug

Search Resumes in Patapsco Valley State Park for Missing Elkridge Swimmer

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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 the base of the dam around 6:30 p.m. on August 4.

***UPDATE: Baltimore County Urban Search and Rescue recovered the victim’s body at approximately 2 p.m. on August 5.*** Read more »

30
Jul

Governor O’Malley Issues Water Safety Plea as Maryland Sees Alarming Increase in Drowning Deaths

Six drown in past month alone

NRP Officers searching for a drowning victim

NRP Officers searching for a drowning victim

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 disturbing trend, protecting themselves and their loved ones by taking the necessary safety precautions in and around the water. Read more »

23
Jul

Earleville Man Drowns in Bohemia River

Natural Resources Police LogoThe 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.   Read more »

23
Jul

Body of Churchton Drowning Victim Recovered

Natural Resources Police LogoThe 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. Read more »

23
Jun

Pennsylvania Woman Drowns while Swimming Near Turkey Point

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. Read more »