MANCHESTER — A Manchester man drowned Monday afternoon in Cobbossee Lake, according to the Maine Warden Service.

Edward Kimball, 24, died shortly before 2 p.m. after a “a swimming-related incident” off Pond Road, near the outlet of Cobbossee Lake, according to Cpl. John MacDonald.

MacDonald said Kimball may have suffered “health-related complications while swimming.”

Kimball’s body was recovered quickly in 8 feet of water about 40 feet from shore. Rescue workers reportedly attempted to resuscitate Kimball.

The Maine State Police and Manchester and Winthrop Fire departments assisted wardens.


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