Boy Drowns In Worcester Lake

WORCESTER (CBS) — A teenage boy has drowned Sunday night, the Worcester Police Department confirmed.

The 17-year-old, unidentified victim was pulled from Lake Quinsigamond and transported to UMass Medical Center before 8 p.m.

It took dive teams about 15-20 minutes to find the teen.

“I saw someone drowned in the water and then the police and the fire department,” described Baha Naser, an onlooker to WBZ-TV. “And then they took him out.”

Worcester Fire Department tweeted that their thoughts were with the family of the boy.

No further information is available at this time.

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