Death investigation following boating incident in Groton

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GROTON — Police say a boating incident in Groton yesterday has left one person dead.

Authorities were notified of the incident on Levi Pond on September 3.

Police say three individuals went out on a small boat when the boat overturned and only two occupants of the boat arrived on shore.

Search efforts for the missing occupant continued through the evening and that individual was not located.

In the early morning hours of September 4, members of the Vermont State Police Underwater Recovery Team located the body of the third and missing occupant of the boat.

Police say the individual was pronounced deceased on the scene and the occupant’s body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical examiner for autopsy.

Police say at this time this death does not appear to be suspicious.

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