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November 01, 2012

Officer drowns saving family from surging Sandy

After saving his father, girlfriend, baby and others, he drowned in his basement

MyNews Interactive Media

NEW YORK — A police officer drowned in his basement after saving seven members of his family from the rising surge of superstorm Sandy, the Daily Mail reported Wednesday.

Artur Kasprzak, 28, who worked in Lower Manhattan, worked frantically to help his family, including his father, his girlfriend and their baby to the attic of their home on Staten Island.

Full story: Officer drowns saving family from surging Sandy

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