(BALTIMORE, MD) – Autopsies have determined the cause of death for the father and his two sons found early yesterday morning after a farm accident in Kent County.
The bodies of Glen Nolt, 48, and two of his sons, Kelvin, 18, and Cleason, 14, all of Peach Bottom, PA, were recovered yesterday from a manure pit on a dairy farm in the 12000-block of Vansant Corner Road, Kennedyville, Md, where they had been working. Autopsies were conducted on the three at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Baltimore.
Doctors at the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner told Maryland State Police investigators the autopsies revealed all three victims died of asphyxia. Cleason Nolt had an additional cause of death listed as multiple injuries. Investigators believe the injuries were inflicted by the large propeller on the end of the auger that circulates the liquid manure in the pit. Office of the Chief Medical Examiner doctors ruled all three deaths accidental.