Police & Fire

5-year-old drowns in Piscataquis County lake

By Leela Stockley, Bangor Daily News Staff

A 5-year-old boy drowned in Ambajejus Lake on the afternoon of June 14. 

The boy had been fishing at the end of a dock at a cabin that the family had been renting before he fell into the lake at around 2 p.m., WABI News reported.

The child’s father reportedly started CPR before first responders made it to the scene. The boy was taken to a local hospital, where he died, according to WABI.

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