Man Dies in New Fairfield, CT, Pond

The Connecticut Department of Energy & Environmental Protection (DEEP) has released the name of the deceased fisherman found yesterday, July 24, at Squantz Pond State Park, in New Fairfield.

photo/Connecticut DEP

The deceased person is Anthony Framco, age 21, of Albertsen, New York. The man had been rescued from the western grove shoreline at Squantz Pond State Park.

On Sunday, DEEP Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police responded to an incident at Squantz Pond State Park, involving a male who was fishing with friends along the western grove shoreline when he fell into the water. Lifeguards responded and began CPR. EnCon Police were assisted by New Fairfield Fire/EMS and State Police.

Framco was transported to Danbury Hospital and pronounced dead. The drowning is under investigation by EnCon Police.

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