New Britain man drowns in Westerly, RI - WFSB 3 Connecticut

New Britain man drowns in Westerly, RI

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WESTERLY, RI (WFSB) -

A man from New Britain drowned in Westerly, RI on Sunday, according to police.

They said Christopher Mendez was found lying in the sand near 103 Atlantic Ave. after being pulled from the water by lifeguards.

Police said lifeguards attempted CPR on Mendez, but they received no response.

Mendez was then loaded into an ambulance and transported to Westerly Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police said nothing was suspicious at the scene.

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