BALTIMORE. MD – A Baltimore girl died Tuesday night at Sandy Point State Park in an apparent drowning. Authorities said that she was on a group outing at the time.
Kaniya Kenly, 12, of Baltimore, was identified as the deceased.
Her body was found 40 yards from shore, according to the Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police. The park is located near the Bay Bridge.
Officials said the waters were rough at the time, with a 2 to 3-foot chop, when Kenly and her friends went in around 6:30 p.m., according to news outlets.
Kenly’s body was taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.