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N.H. Man Drowns While Attempting To Cross Lake in Salem

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BOSTON (CBS)– A man from Windham, New Hampshire  apparently drowned after attempting to swim across Shadow Lake.

Police responded to a report of an intoxicated man in the water  on Friday night.  Officers borrowed a neighbor’s boat and found the man floating face down about 75 yards off shore.  He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

Witnesses told police the man had been swimming with his family and decided to swim across the lake from Salem to the Windham side.

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