|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 7, 2010
STATE POLICE INVESTIGATE ACCIDENTAL DROWNING IN KENT
On Sunday, June 6, at approximately 18:05 hours, Troop L was notified of a possible drowning in the Bulls Bridge area of the Housatonic River in Kent.
After an extensive rescue effort, a 16-year-old female from New York was recovered from the river after being submerged for more than one hour.
The victim has been identified as Maria Sanchez Montoya, DOB 3/26/1994.
A postmortem examination of the body will be conducted by the Office of the Chief State Medical Examiner.
The State Police investigation into this incident is complete; the drowning was determined to be accidental.