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Md. man dies after jumping off pier

Wednesday - 7/20/2011, 9:23pm  ET

ORCHARD BEACH, Md. (AP) - Anne Arundel County fire officials say a man drowned after jumping off a pier at Orchard Beach.

Authorities say 46-year-old Charles Thompson of Brooklyn Park jumped off the end of a pier Tuesday around 9 p.m. and did not resurface.

His body was located about an hour later. It was taken to the Office of the State Medical Examiner in Baltimore for autopsy.


Information from: The Capital of Annapolis, Md.,

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