Chief: 2 Providence males dead after drowning at West Greenwich pond


Drowning in West Greenwich (John DePetro Program)

WEST GREENWICH, R.I. (WLNE)– 2 males have actually passed away after drowning at a West Greenwich pond Friday night.

West Greenwich Cops Chief Richard Ramsay stated that 2 males from Providence have actually passed away after a drowning at Phelps Pond.

The names of the males have actually not been launched as authorities are informing the near relative.

The pond is found off New London Turnpike off Exit 7 on Interstate 95.

Lake Mishnock Fire Chief Peter Gardner stated 2 males, thought to be in their early 20’s, were pulled from the water around 7:45 p.m. and very first responders instantly began CPR.

A 3rd guy, who entered after the 2 males, was required to Kent Health center with non-life threatening injuries, according to Gardner.

Gardner stated while it’s not understood what led up to the drowning, however, the area is understood for a rock where swimmers leap off of into the water.

He included that there was approximately 20 to 30 individuals at the place at the time of the drowning.

Cops are still examining.