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Body of Missing Kayaker Found
NRP recovered the body of Sylvia Thompson, 53, of Northwest Washington, Tuesday morning, Nov. 8, at 10:10 a.m. NRP helicopter, Natural 2, located the body in the headwaters of Piscataway Creek and directed NRP boats to the scene. Thompsonís body was transported to the State Medical Examiners Office in Baltimore for an autopsy. The preliminary cause of death was determined as drowning.
November 10, 2005
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