Grad’s Brother Presumed Drowned

P1150320A young man visiting Hanover to attend his brother’s graduation from Dartmouth is presumed drowned after going missing while swimming in the Connecticut River. Police say the foreign national was last seen using a rope swing on the VT side of the river with his brother and other college students. Witnesses say that after he jumped from the rope swing the young man surfaced once and then disappeared. Norwich, Vermont Fire Department, F.A.S.T. Squad and Police Department assisted from the Vermont side of the river. Members of the New Hampshire Fish & Game Department and the Marine Patrol arrived on the scene just prior to dusk, and the search was called off as darkness fell. NH Fish and Game dive team members and Marine Patrol will return to the scene in the morning to continue the recovery effort

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