On 6/16/10 at approx. 3:40PM the Tyngsborough Police Department received a 911 call transferred from State Police for a possible drowning at #7 Alden Street in Tyngsborough.
Tyngsborough Police and Fire Departments responded. Initial witnesses reported that a 14 or 15 year old boy was swimming and began having trouble, another swimmer went over to help him and she couldn’t keep him above water and he went under. Others came to help but were too late and not able to find him.
Additional help was requested from Dracut Fire, Lowell Dive Team, State Police Dive Team, State Police Airwing to help locate the victim.
The victim was pulled from the lake at approximately 5:37pm and transported to Lowell General Hospital where he was pronounced dead at 6:02PM.
The victim was identified as Idemudia Eboigbe, 15 yrs old, of #112 Katherine Street Lowell MA.
Environmental Police have jurisdiction and are conducting a accident reconstruction. The location of the drowning in the water of Long Pond and is near where the towns of Tyngsborough Dracut and Pelham NH border each other.
Tyngsborough Detective Sgt. Richard Howe, along with Dracut detectives are also assisting in the investigation.
Deputy Chief Richard Burrows | Tyngsborough Police