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KENNEDYVILLE, Md.- Maryland State Police say the bodies of a father and his two teenage sons have been recovered from a large manure pit on the upper Eastern Shore.
Police said Thursday it is not clear how the three victims became submerged in the manure pit at a large dairy farm where they worked on the 12000 block of Vansant Corner Road in Kennedyville. They were tentatively identified as 48-year-old Glen W. Nolt, of Peach Bottom, Pa., and his sons, 18-year-old Kelvin R. Nolt and 14-year-old Cleason S. Nolt. Their bodies will be transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Baltimore for autopsies to determine the cause of their deaths.
Police say when the three did not come home to milk their dairy cows Wednesday evening, family members became concerned and drove to the farm.
Persons at the farm found a tractor and the victims’ pickup truck still running and parked beside the 2-million gallon manure septic pond where the three were believed to have been working. The Kent County Sheriff’s Office contacted Maryland State Police and requested that state police criminal investigators assume the ongoing investigation into the disappearance of the three. State police from the Centreville Barrack and the Kent Bureau of Investigation remain on the scene and are continuing the investig