Man Drowns in Connecticut River
September 5, 2012
Hartford Courant: Fatbardh Latifi, 33, of Middletown [Connecticut], died Sunday [September 2] while swimming in the Connecticut River near Wethersfield Cove.
Police say dispatchers were notified Sunday at about 5:47 p.m. of a person who jumped off a boat on the Connecticut River near Wethersfield Cove and didn’t surface. Police said the dispatchers learned that 4 people jumped off a boat to swim. One woman had some difficulty swimming and was assisted by others on the boat and in the water, they said, explaining that during the time it took to help the woman get back on the boat, Latifi disappeared from sight.
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