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July 8, 2012 at 2:40 PM

Seattle nurse drowns near Ilwaco on Washington coast

A 55-year-old Woodinville man who worked as a nurse at Harborview Medical Center drowned Saturday when an inflatable raft capsized, dumping him into the frigid water off Cape Disappointment State Park. John Beaumeir was rafting with a friend off  Benson Beach at the park near Ilwaco, said Pacific County Sheriff Scott Johnson. It was a sunny day,…

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June 16, 2012 at 2:09 PM

Two-year-old boy drowns in Clear Lake, Thurston County

A two-year-old boy who wandered away from family members has drowned in a lake northeast of Olympia, authorities said. Sgt. Alvin Griffin with the Thurston County Sheriff’s Office said the boy had been playing with his older brother and cousin in a neighborhood near Clear Lake  on Saturday morning when he disappeared. “They’re fast and inquisitive at that…

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February 29, 2012 at 9:15 AM

Adults blamed for toddler's tub death in Deming

The Associated Press BELLINGHAM — The Whatcom County medical examiner says a toddler drowned in a bathtub at a Deming home because of inadequate adult supervision. Medical Examiner Gary Goldfogel says 2-year-old Garret A. Charlie drowned accidentally Friday while bathing with cousins — ages 3 and 5. The sheriff’s office is investigating whether negligence or abuse charges should…

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