Baltimore county executive Kevin Kamenetz dies suddenly

11 May, 2018, 04:45 | Author: Angel Logan
  • Baltimore County Executive and Maryland Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kevin Kamenetz 60 awoke in his home outside of Baltimore around 2 a.m. feeling ill and was pronounced dead an hour later after being transported to St. Joseph Medical Center

CBS Baltimore reports that a release from Baltimore County police that says Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz died early Thursday, following a cardiac arrest. He was 60 years old and participated in a candidates' forum earlier in the evening. He was hospitalized at St. Joseph Medical Center, where he was declared dead at 3:22 a.m.

In addition to his wife, his survivors include two teenage sons.

On September 18, 2017 Kamenetz announced his candidacy for Maryland Governor, which is now held by Larry Hogan. Kamenetz was the 12th County Executive of Baltimore County and previously served as a County Councilman representing the Second District of Baltimore County.

In a statement, Prince George's County Executive Rushern L. Baker called word of Kamenetz's passing "shocking and sad".

Under Maryland election law, Ervin has until May 17-40 days before the June 26 primary-to decide whether she wants to replace Kamenetz as the gubernatorial candidate or designate someone to run in his place.

A funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Friday at the Baltimore Hebrew Congregation (7401 Park Heights Avenue, Pikesville), with internment to follow at Baltimore Hebrew Cemetery, according to the Sol Levinson funeral home.

"I'm incredibly saddened to learn of the passing of Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz".

"He was a dedicated public servant in Baltimore County for more than two decades, and we join with the citizens of Baltimore County and all Marylanders in mourning", Hogan said in a tweet.

Kamenetz's former Democratic rivals for the party's nomination also paid tribute. "My heart goes out to Jill and his family, along with his many friends and staff".

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