Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz died this morning of cardiac arrest.
Baltimore County police released this statement about the 60-year-old politician, who was running as a Democratic candidate for Maryland governor.
“Kamenetz was at his home in Owings Mills, asleep, when he awoke at about 2 a.m. and complained of feeling ill. He was transported by the Garrison Fire Station’s Medic 19 to St. Joseph, where doctors pronounced him deceased at 3:22 a.m.”
The two-term county executive leaves behind his wife, Jill, and two sons.
For the immediate future, Fred Homan, county administrative officer, will serve as acting county executive.