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13-year-old girl dies a day after being pulled out of Androscoggin River

Officials say Isha Ali was cooling off in Cherry Pond with friends and family when she went under.
Updated: Jun. 9, 2021 at 11:08 AM EDT
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GREENE, Maine (WABI) - A 13-year-old Lewiston girl who was pulled from the Androscoggin River in Greene Monday has died.

Officials say Isha Ali was cooling off in Cherry Pond with friends and family when she went under.

Corporal David Chabot of the Maine Warden Service and Deputy Darian Nadeau of the Androscoggin County Sheriff’s Office along with some citizens located Isha and brought her to shore where CPR and other life saving measures were started.

She died at a Portland hospital Tuesday night.

We’re told Isha was not wearing a life jacket and reportedly did not know how to swim.

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