92-Year-Old Man Drowns in Squam Lake

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SANDWICH, New Hampshire – On Wednesday at approximately 4 p.m., New Hampshire State Police Communications received a call regarding a possible drowning on Squam Lake in Sandwich.

New Hampshire State Police – Marine Patrol, Sandwich Police Department, Sandwich Fire Department, Center Harbor Fire Department and Stewarts Ambulance personnel responded.

 Upon arrival a 92-year-old male who went swimming from his camp, was pulled from the water and CPR was performed.   He was pronounced deceased on scene.

The victim was William Duryea, age 92, of Exeter, NH.   

Anyone who witnessed the incident is encouraged to contact New Hampshire State Police – Marine Patrol Sergeant Seth Alie at Seth.P.Alie@dos.nh.gov or (603) 227-2117.

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