68-year-old Bridgewater man drowns in Plymouth pond

PLYMOUTH, Mass. — A 68-year-old man has died after he was found unresponsive in a Plymouth pond on Saturday, police said.

The man, who was not identified, was found by a jet skier near an overturned kayak in White Island Pond near Arrowhead Road around 3 p.m., police said.

The man was brought to shore and attempts to revive the man were unsuccessful, police said. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Saturday’s drowning in Plymouth was the latest in a spate of drownings to rock the region in recent weeks.

On Friday, Worcester Police Officer Emanuel ‘Manny’ Familia died while trying to save the life of Troy Love, 14, who also drowned, from a local pond.

On May 27, a 39-year-old Quincy man drowned at Houghton’s Pond in Milton while trying to retrieve a soccer ball that had gone into the water.

On May 26, a 16-year-old boy died after police said he drowned in a pond in Framingham.

And on May 15, two boys, ages 12 and 13, drowned in a pond at D.W. Field Park in Brockton.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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