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Teen drowns in Ocean City, arrest made in bottle bombs

Don Pen Soh Boma, 18, was a victim of drowning due to a riptide that took his life. Sources reported the teen could not swim.
Don Pen Soh Boma, 18, was a victim of drowning due to a riptide that took his life. Sources reported the teen could not swim.
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Don Pen Soh Boma, 18, of Burtonsville, Md. in Montgomery County was a victim of drowning caught in a current at Ocean City, Md. on Monday. Two others who were with him were rescued at the popular beach site.

The Delmarva Daily Times reported the following in this tragedy –

Town officials are reminding the community of the safety precautions they can take after an 18-year-old Montgomery County man died after getting caught in a rip current.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner ruled that Don Pen Soh Boma of Burtonsville, Md., died Monday as the result of an accidental drowning, town of Ocean City spokeswoman Jessica Waters said Tuesday.

"Our most heartfelt sympathies go out to the family, friends and loved ones of the victims," Waters wrote in an emailed statement. "On behalf of the entire town of Ocean City, our thoughts and prayers are with them during this very difficult time."

More details on this tragic story is below.

http://www.delmarvanow.com/story/news/local/maryland/2014/06/03/ocean-ci...

Bottle bomb arrest

An arrest was made for the person allegedly responsible for the bottle bomb at the AMC Magic Johnson Capital Center 12 in Largo, Md.

Gazette.net, a publication that covers news in Prince Georges and Montgomery County, reported the person arrested –

Manuel Joyner-Bell Jr., 21, of Bowie, was arrested on Saturday and charged with the manufacture, possession and detonation of a destructive device in connection with a bottle bomb incident at the AMC Magic Johnson Capital Center 12 in Largo on May 24, Prince George’s fire officials said in a news release.

Police officials also believe Joyner-Bell may also be responsible for a bottle bomb at the Regal Majestic Stadium 20 in Silver Spring, Md.

More on the Gazette.net story can be read below.

http://www.gazette.net/article/20140604/NEWS/140609655/1077/bowie-man-ar...