Wilton Drowning

Wilton - Maine game wardens, Wilton Fire and Rescue, and Wilton Police Department responded to a reported drowning on Wilson Lake in Wilton Tuesday afternoon.  Prior to arrival of Warden Service personnel, the victim had been pulled from the water by witnesses. Jeffrey Mitchell, age 63 from Farmington had been boating with a friend Martha Martin from Wilton with plans to go swimming. 

 

Mitchell dove from his pontoon boat into the water and surfaced struggling.  Martin attempted to help Mitchell to the boat without success. Martin was aided by two nearby kayakers and another boater and together removed Mitchell from the water. They transported Mitchell by watercraft to a nearby boat landing where they were met by medical personnel. Mitchell was pronounced dead at the scene.  This incident remains under investigation.

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