On December 22, 2011, at approximately 7:50 p.m., Ocean City Police responded to the area of 11621 Coastal Highway for a check on the welfare of an individual who was observed lying on the ground near a bicycle. When officers arrived on scene, they located a man, who was later identified as Paul Christopher Day, 54, of Ocean City, on the ground and unresponsive.
Officers began administering CPR on Day until Ocean City Paramedics arrived at the scene and subsequently transported Day to Atlantic General Hospital. An investigation revealed that Day had fallen from his bicycle and struck his head. On December 24, 2011 at approximately 1:20 a.m., Ocean City officers were advised that Day had not recovered from his injuries and was deceased.