- Associated Press - Wednesday, August 27, 2014

WILTON, Maine (AP) - Maine game wardens say a Farmington man drowned after jumping from a pontoon boat into Wilton Lake.

Wardens say a friend in the boat and two kayakers removed 63-year-old Jeffrey Mitchell from the water, but he was pronounced dead by medical personnel at a nearby boat landing.

Wardens say the boat had life jackets but that Mitchell wasn’t wearing one when he decided to go swimming late Tuesday afternoon. The incident remains under investigation.


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