Death Of Former Frederick County Resident In Pa. Ruled Accidental

Dakota James’ body was found in the Ohio River in March.


Pittsburgh, Pa. (KM) The death of a former Frederick County resident in the Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania area has been ruled a drowning. That’s according to the Allegheny County Medical Examiner’s office, which also says Dakota James’, 23, manner of death was accidental, according to KDKA TV and Radio.

His body was found floating in the Ohio River in March, six weeks after he was reported missing.

James was living in the Pittsburgh area, and attended Duquesne University.

He grew up in Jefferson, Maryland, and graduated from Brunswick High School in 2011.


By Kevin McManus