Baltimore County Executive Kevin Kamenetz -- a Democratic candidate for the 2018 gubernatorial contest -- died early this morning at University of Maryland St. Joseph Medical Center following a cardiac arrest. He was 60 years old.
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.
Additional details will be provided at a briefing at 11 a.m. at the Public Safety Building in Towson.