On January 26, 2013, Officers of the Ocean City Police Department responded to 216
Somerset Street, for a report of an unconscious male subject lying on the ground. Upon arrival, officers located the victim, identified as Michael Post. Ocean City EMS transported Post to Atlantic General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.
Ocean City Police Detectives investigated this incident and learned that a male, identified as George Daron Nottingham, 39, of Ocean City, had assaulted Post in front of 216 Somerset Street, causing Post to fall and strike his head on the ground.
The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for the State of Maryland determined that Post died of head injuries related to the Assault.
On January 31, 2013, OCPD Detectives arrested Nottingham at his residence on Townsend Road in West Ocean City and have charged him with Manslaughter and Second Degree Assault.
Nottingham was seen by an Ocean City District Court Commissioner and is being held on $500,000.00 bond.