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The Dripby Brew Editors7:59 amMay 10, 20180

Baltimore county executive Kevin Kamenetz dies suddenly

Rushed to St. Joseph Medical Center, the 60-year county executive was declared dead at 3:22 a.m.

Above: Kevin Kamenetz was a councilman and executive in Baltimore County government since 1994. (Mark Reutter)

Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz died this morning of cardiac arrest.

Baltimore County police released this statement about the 60-year-old politician, who was running as a Democratic candidate for Maryland governor.

“Kamenetz was at his home in Owings Mills, asleep, when he awoke at about 2 a.m. and complained of feeling ill. He was transported by the Garrison Fire Station’s Medic 19 to St. Joseph, where doctors pronounced him deceased at 3:22 a.m.”

The two-term county executive leaves behind his wife, Jill, and two sons.

For the immediate future, Fred Homan, county administrative officer, will serve as acting county executive.

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