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Washington Diver Drowned Under Influence Of Cocaine

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PORT ORCHARD, Wash. (AP) - The Kitsap County coroner says cocaine intoxication was a factor in the death of a state Department of Natural Resources diver who drowned in July off Bainbridge Island.
    
David D. Scheinost  of Puyallup was part of a dive team sampling geoduck clams for paralytic shellfish poisoning. He reportedly surfaced briefly and sank.
    
KOMO reports (http://is.gd/IvM8rP) the death certificate released Tuesday says the 24-year-old drowned while scuba diving and was intoxicated by cocaine.

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