Jimmy Payne, a retired Baltimore Metropolis firefighter and diver, spent his profession rescuing others from the Baltimore waters.
However on Thursday, the stays of his personal 26-year-old daughter, Tara Savannah Payne, had been pulled from the Canton shoreline after she disappeared early Tuesday morning whereas out celebrating her birthday with mates.
“For me, it’s surreal to be in the identical spot the place I’ve rescued folks and helped deliver them house,” Jimmy advised native station WJZ of the heartbreaking loss.
Savannah disappeared early Tuesday morning after she had gone out the night time earlier than to rejoice her birthday with mates.
Baltimore Police mentioned she was final seen round 1:30 a.m. Tuesday within the 2800 block of O’Donnell Road, based on a statement. Her stays had been discovered within the water simply off of the 1200 block of Dockside Circle, not removed from the place she disappeared, Thursday.
“Murder detectives imagine this incident was unintended and that foul play was not an element,” Baltimore Police Det. Donny Moses advised Oxygen.com. “Right now, we’re nonetheless awaiting toxicology and post-mortem outcomes to find out Ms. Payne’s precise explanation for loss of life.”
Police have mentioned she could have fallen into the water however haven’t drawn any remaining conclusions concerning the loss of life, based on The Baltimore Sun.
Moses advised Oxygen.com that police had been capable of find and get better her belongings.
Jimmy described his 26-year-old daughter as a superb one that had plenty of mates.
“Everybody cherished her and she or he cherished everybody,” he mentioned.
He described her as passionate concerning the seaside, mates, household and her household’s canine, Taco.
Colin Koogle advised WJZ he’s nonetheless unsure how his long-time good friend misplaced her life on what was speculated to be a cheerful event.
“She was going out for her birthday, and she or he was going out to have enjoyable,” he mentioned. “I don’t know what the hell occurred and that proper there’s not the place she ought to have been.”
Jimmy mentioned he was glad his daughter was “introduced house” to his household and thanked the neighborhood for his or her assist, however mentioned the household nonetheless wants solutions about what occurred in her remaining moments.
“So far as the investigation, I don’t really feel it’s wrapped up,” he mentioned.
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