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No foul play suspected in Hagerstown drowning

Friday - 4/5/2013, 1:00pm  ET

HAGERSTOWN, Md. (AP) -- Hagerstown police say there is no immediate indication of foul play in the bathtub drowning of a 7-year-old boy.

Police Chief Mark Holtzman told The Herald-Mail on Friday that there was nothing suspicious at the scene. He says police are conducting a full investigation.

Officers were called to the 400 block of Summit Avenue on Thursday evening for a report of an unconscious child. They were told that Nicodemus Kemp had been taking a bath and was found unresponsive in the bathtub by his father.

He pronounced dead at Meritus Medical Center.


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