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Pasadena Man Drowns Near Downs Park
Maryland Natural Resources Police (NRP) continue their investigation today, Nov. 28, of the drowning of a Pasadena man near Downs Park on the Chesapeake Bay. The body of William Peter Palo Jr., 49, of Pasadena was discovered along the shoreline of Downs Park Sunday morning, Nov. 27 at 7:30 a.m. Palo’s vessel, a 20-foot open boat, had been found about a mile north of the park, with the motor still running, at 7:00 a.m. Palo was last seen alive at 7:30 p.m. Saturday night. The State Medical Examiner’s Office in Baltimore classified the cause of death as drowning.
November 28, 2005
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