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OC boardwalk surveillance may shed light on death of woman buried alive

August 4th, 2017 by WCBC Radio

WTOP reports investigators in Ocean City, Maryland, are looking to surveillance video for clues in how a Texas woman was buried alive on the beach earlier this week. And they want to educate the public on the danger of sand collapses. Surveillance video from the boardwalk could shine a light on how 30-year-old Ashley O’Connor got into a deep hole on the beach where she was buried in sand. It’ll probably take weeks before the toxicology report determines if O’Connor was under the influence of any drugs or alcohol, said police spokeswoman Lindsay Richard.



Regardless, O’Connor suffocated in a hole someone should not have dug, said Skip Lee of the Ocean City Beach Patrol. Digging deep holes is not permitted on Ocean City beaches because of the danger they pose


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