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Young boy dies with COVID-19 after family travels to Hawaii

HONOLULU – A child who traveled to Hawaii with his vaccinated parents has died after contracting COVID-19.

The Hawaii Department of Health said Tuesday that the boy is under 11 and had known underlying conditions.

“While we mourn all victims of COVID-19, today’s announcement of the death of a child from this virus is especially heartbreaking,” Gov. David Ige said in a statement. “Dawn and I express our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of this child.”

It was the first coronavirus-related death of a child in that age range in Hawaii.

There have been 479 reported deaths

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Honolulu hotel standoff ends after armed man dies by suicide

HONOLULU — A standoff between Honolulu police and an armed man who fired shots through the door of his room at a luxury resort ended when the man was found dead from suicide, local media reported Sunday.

A SWAT team entered the fourth-floor room at The Kahala Hotel & Resort about 3:30 a.m. Sunday and found the man dead, local television stations and a newspaper reported, citing unnamed police officials. All reported police didn’t release further information, including the man’s name.

Messages sent to spokespersons for the Honolulu Police Department and the Honolulu mayor’s office seeking confirmation and further details

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Longtime North Charleston recreation leader dies, remembered for love of community | News

NORTH CHARLESTON — Gary McJunkin, a longtime recreation and community leader in the Charleston region, died March 28. He was 89.

McJunkin, also affectionately known as “Mr. Mac,” served Lowcountry residents for 25 years as he oversaw the development of North Charleston ball fields and playgrounds and a wide range of recreational programs.

McJunkin, a Greenville native, served two years in the Army before returning to South Carolina and becoming involved with the Cooper River Parks and Playground Commission, which ran the North Area’s athletic programs before North Charleston’s incorporation in 1972.

Though technically a separate entity from the city,

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22-year-old locked out of hotel room dies after getting stuck in window

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Authorities: 22-year-old locked out of hotel room dies after getting stuck in window


A 22-year-old Maryland woman described as a free spirit by her friends died tragically this month.Sydney Therriault was discovered in a window at Pelican RV Resort and Marina in the Florida Keys on March 18, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.Investigators believe she was trying to get back into her room because she didn’t have her hotel key and got stuck in the window.Foul play isn’t suspected in the incident, the

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Maryland woman, 22, dies after getting stuck in Florida hotel window

A “free-spirited” Maryland woman vacationing in Florida died when she got stuck in the window of her hotel room, authorities said.

Sydney Therriault, 22, of Beallsville had been staying earlier this month at the Pelican RV Resort & Marina in Grassy Key, Florida, Fox Baltimore reported.

“It appeared she did not have a hotel key was attempting to make entry to her room via the window,” the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office said.

But when she tried to enter the window, she became stuck and asphyxiated, authorities said.

Emergency responders arrived around 7:28 a.m. on March 18 and pronounced her

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