Woman drowns at Parkwood Beach

Aug 23, 2019

A 58-year-old Randolph woman drowned at Parkwood Beach on Thursday afternoon, Wareham Police reported.  

On August 22, at about 1:15 p.m. multiple Wareham emergency agencies responded to Parkwood for a report of an unresponsive person on the beach. Civilians were performing CPR on the victim near the shoreline when first responders arrived. 

According to police, a witness reported that alcohol might have been a factor in the incident. Citizens brought the victim to shore after they observed her motionless in the water. 

When the victim arrived at Tobey Hospital, she was pronounced dead. Police did not release the victim’s name.

The incident remains under investigation however it appears nothing suspicious at this time, police said.