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Abingdon man dies in apparent drowning

A 49-year-old Abingdon man was pronounced dead last night at Harford Memorial Hospital after being pulled from the water near Havre de Grace - an apparent drowning victim, authorities reported.

Members of the Susquehanna Hose Co. dive team found the body of Richard Lewis Grey Jr. about 50 yards from Sand Island around 7:15 p.m., said Assistant Chief Chad Packard.

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Grey disappeared while swimming between two anchored boats in the popular area at the mouth of the Susquehanna River, where he had come with his wife, Packard said.


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