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6/4/2018 - UPDATE: Death at Sandy Point boat ramp an apparent accident - Click here to print this information

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) -

Maryland Natural Resources Police tell news outlets 50-year-old Melquicedec Coreas-Gomez and his two friends had gone fishing at Sandy Point State Park and pulled into a beach boat ramp Friday night. The Glen Burnie resident stayed with the boat while the two men went to get their truck and trailer.

Police spokeswoman Candy Thomson says Coreas-Gomez was gone when his friends returned, and they called 911. Anne Arundel County Fire Department divers found Coreas-Gomez in the water.

Fire Lt. Jennifer McKee says he died at a hospital and that it seemed like an accident.

Thomson says all three men had been drinking, and that Coreas-Gomez could not swim and was not wearing a life jacket.


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