5-year-old drowns in Ambajejus Lake while vacationing with family

Boy was fishing at end of dock when he fell in
This is a photo of a body of water.  (Source: Pexels/stock image)
This is a photo of a body of water. (Source: Pexels/stock image)((Source: Pexels/stock image))
Published: Jun. 15, 2022 at 8:27 AM EDT
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MAINE (WABI) - A five year old boy drowned in Ambajejus Lake, according to the Piscataquis County Sheriff’s Office.

The victim’s family was renting a camp on the lake.

Authorities say the boy was fishing at the end of a dock when he fell in the water.

It happened around 2 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

His father had already started CPR by the time emergency responders arrived.

The boy was taken to the hospital where he died.

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