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The bodies of two teens who went missing after swimming in the Farmington River last week have been found, officials confirmed Monday. Crews have been searching for year-old Anthony Nagore and year-old Lucas Brewer since they were reported missing Thursday.
The search went on and off for days as crews had to suspend their efforts due to dangerous conditions on the water. Williams said ly there was nothing to indicate that the teens had personal flotation devices with them when they went out on the water and DEEP urges anyone who goes out on a river to wear a lifejacket. Officials warned the rising water levels following heavy rains across the state are making conditions very dangerous. Officials from the state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said the two teens are friends. On Friday morning, officials said a resident saw the teens heading to the river around 1 p.
Thursday and warned them of the dangers of the water. DEEP officials warned that water levels are very high on the river after a lot of rain and the currents are strong. The search started around 9 p. Thursday and the vehicle the teens were in was found on School Street in Avon, near the Farmington River. DEEP said belongings, including their cell phones, sneakers and clothing, were found on the banks of the river on DEEP property near an old pump house.
Steve Le, superintendent of Schools in Plainville, sent a message to the school community Friday saying one of the teens is from Plainville and attends Plainville High School. The other is not from Plainville, but was visiting family in town, he said. Le said Cornerstone Counseling Center is available to support all staff, students and families and can be reached at Emergency crews are still on the scene and have closed some access points to the river.
I understand that some are still gathering near the river; however, out of respect for privacy and the needs of the emergency crews, I have asked most school personnel not to attend this evening. I will provide any additional information about planned services in the days ahead. Our hearts go out to the families directly affected and to all impacted by these tragic losses.
Farmington River. Our redeed local news and weather app is live! Southington 9 mins ago. Bridgeport 12 mins ago. Anyone who was planning on heading to the Farmington River today is urged to be cautious. Connecticut State Environmental Conservation Police warn that water levels are expected to rise quickly this morning and the currents will be strong even though the water looks calm. Police will the search for two missing teens from Plainville who were last seen swimming in the Farmington River, according to a Silver Alert issued overnight.
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Bodies of Missing Teens Found in Farmington River