DOUGLAS, Mass. (WPRI) – A young woman drowned in Douglas Saturday afternoon while swimming in a reservoir with friends.
Douglas police said that at about 2 p.m. they took a 911 call from somebody reporting that the woman had gone into the water off Ridge Trail but did not resurface.
Police and firefighters spent about 45 minutes searching the water and eventually found the 18-year-old woman at the bottom of the reservoir in about six feet of water.
She was pronounced dead at a hospital in Webster.
Police identified the woman Sunday as Annie Krantz of Water Street in Oxford, Massachusetts.
Police say Krantz’s death remains under investigation.