• Vermont Aug 21

    5-Year-Old Boy Dies After Being Pulled From Water in Vermont

    A 5-year-old boy has died after being pulled from a reservoir Thursday afternoon in Vermont. State police were called to Little River State Park in Waterbury shortly after 2 p.m. for a report of a missing boy. When troopers arrived, they said rescue personnel were treating Henry Beaird of Burlington. A medical helicopter was called, but Beaird was pronounced dead…

  • Spencer Aug 10

    Woman Swimming in Spencer Dies in Apparent Drowning, DA Says

    A Massachusetts woman died Sunday in an apparent drowning while swimming in Spencer, Massachusetts, authorities said. Police and fire officials were called about 4:20 p.m. to Stiles Reservoir, where a neighbor had been performing CPR, the Worcester County District Attorney’s office said Monday. First responders took over giving CPR from the neighbor, the district attorney said, and the 48-year-old...

  • drowning Aug 10

    Connecticut Man Drowns in Pond in Barnstable, Mass.

    A Connecticut man in his 30s drowned at Hathaway’s Pond in Barnstable, Massachusetts Sunday, according to officials. The Barnstable Fire Department drove their 17-foot Boston Whaler to the area of the reported drowning just after 6 p.m. There were initially conflicting reports of the number of people who were missing and the possible involvement of a raft of people,...

  • Worcester Aug 5

    Man Drowns in Lake Quinsigamond, Police Say

    A man drowned in a Massachusetts lake Wednesday, police said. Worcester police said that a 32-year-old drowned in Lake Quinsigamond, which lies between Worcester and Shrewsbury. The circumstances around the man’s death were unclear. Police didn’t give more details, including the man’s identity. Earlier, the Worcester Fire Department said its rescuers had pulled a man from the water of...

  • Massachusetts Aug 3

    Neighbors Shaken After 4-Year-Old Drowns in Danvers

    Neighbors in Danvers, Massachusetts, say they are shaken after watching rescue crews pull a 4-year-old girl from the river after she drowned Sunday afternoon.

  • Danvers Aug 2

    4-Year-Old Dies in Apparent Drowning After Wandering Away From Home

    A four-year-old girl who wandered off from her home Sunday afternoon drowned in a nearby river in Danvers, Massachusetts, authorities say.

  • Rhode Island Jul 30

    Man Dies Trying to Save 3 Teens From Rip Current

    A Rhode Island man apparently drowned after jumping into the water to save three teenagers caught in a rip current, police said. Hoen Chin, 56, of Providence, was visiting Bristol with family and friends on Wednesday, Bristol police Capt. Brian Burke said in a statement. Chin entered the water at about 2:30 p.m. when two 13-year-old youths and one 14-year-old…

  • jacob peabody Jul 25

    Drowning Victim Identified as 23-Year-Old Taunton Man

    Twenty-three-year-old Jacob Peabody of Taunton, Massachusetts, drowned Friday night at the Ellis Haven Campground in Plymouth, the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office announced.

  • Massachusetts Jul 13

    4-Year-Old Child Drowns in Southbridge Pool, Worcester DA Says

    A four-year-old child drowned Sunday in a Massachusetts pool, the Worcester County District Attorney announced. It appears to be an accidental drowning in a private pool in Southbridge, according to DA Joseph Early, Jr. The child has not been identified, and no other information was immediately available. Massachusetts State Police detectives and Southbridge police are investigating.

  • East Brunswick Jun 29

    Mother, Grandfather Drown After Trying to Rescue Girl Who Fell in Pool, Police Say

    A mother and grandfather who drowned in their backyard pool in New Jersey a week ago were trying to rescue an 8-year-old girl who had fallen in, police said.

  • Suffield Jun 13

    Police ID Man Who Drowned in Connecticut's Congamond Lake

    Police have identified the person who they said accidentally drowned in Congamond Lake on Friday. The Suffield Public Safety Answering Point received a report of a body in the water face down in Congamond Lake on Lakeview Drive in West Suffield around 6:30 p.m. Suffield and Southwick police departments responded to the scene. Investigators said they found 27-year-old Joseph Sullivan,…

  • drowning Jun 13

    Person Drowns at Connecticut's Congamond Lake

    Suffield Police, along with the Southwick Police Department and Massachusetts State Police, are investigating what they say appears to be an accidental drowning on Congamond Lake. Police said the investigation is in its early stages and more information will be available soon. This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

  • Ayer Feb 2

    Snowmobiler Recovered From Mass. Pond Dead From Possible Drowning

    A man who had been missing for more than a week was found dead in Ayer, Massachusetts, on Saturday in a case of possible drowning, authorities said. Divers recovered the body of the 49-year-old man from Grove Pond around 4:45 p.m., ending an extensive search, according to Ayer police. A partially frozen snowmobile was also found near the body. The…

  • drowning Sep 22, 2019

    American Man Dies During Underwater Marriage Proposal in Tanzania

    An American man has died while proposing to his girlfriend underwater during a vacation in Tanzania, NBC News reported. Steven Weber drowned while asking Kenesha Antoine to marry him at an island resort off the east coast of Africa Thursday. Antoine shared the news of Weber’s death on her Facebook page, saying that he “never emerged from those depths.”...Read...

  • drowning Sep 1, 2019

    Man Found in Water at Swansea Town Beach Pronounced Dead, Police Say

    A 55-year-old man that was pulled from the water at Swansea Town beach on Saturday has died, authorities said. A group of kayakers initially spotted the man and alerted a group of bystanders on the beach, Swansea Police said. The bystanders pulled him to shore and administered CPR.

  • Attorney Aug 19, 2019

    Texas Man Who Killed Boy to Make Room in House Gets Life

    Prosecutors say a Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison without parole in the drowning death of his girlfriend’s 3-year-old nephew.

  • drowning Aug 12, 2019

    Man, 72, Dies After Kayakers Find Him Unconscious Off Beach In Duxbury

    A 72-year-old man died Monday hours after kayakers found him in distress in the water off Shipyard Lane Beach in Duxbury, Massachusetts, according to the Plymouth District Attorney’s office. The man was spotted unconscious by two kayakers who called for help at about 12:20 p.m., according to Duxbury fire officials. The man was believed to have been swimming.

  • Chief Jul 9, 2019

    DA: Man Drowns in Gravely Pond in Hamilton

    A Massachusetts man drowned Tuesday afternoon at a pond in Hamilton, according to the Essex District Attorney’s office. Authorities said police and fire responded to Gravely Pond at about 2 p.m. for a report of a possible drowning.

  • Chief Jul 9, 2019

    DA: Man Drowns in Gravely Pond in Hamilton

    A Massachusetts man drowned Tuesday afternoon at a pond in Hamilton, according to the Essex District Attorney’s office. Authorities said police and fire responded to Gravely Pond at about 2 p.m. for a report of a possible drowning.

  • Massachusetts State Police Jul 8, 2019

    Woman Pulled From Water at Beach in Hull Drowned

    A woman who was pulled from the water at Nantasket Beach in Hull on Sunday drowned, Massachusetts authorities said Monday. Hull resident Amy White, 69 years old, was pulled from the water in the area of 123 Beach Ave. just before 2 p.m., the Plymouth district attorney’s office said in a statement.

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