Swimmer drowns at Long Pond in Yarmouth

David Curran/Satellite News Service/CWN (used with permission)

YARMOUTH – On Saturday at 6:20 PM, Yarmouth Police and Yarmouth Fire were called to Long Pond in South Yarmouth for a missing swimmer. Upon arrival, officers were advised that the swimmer, a 29-year-old man from South Yarmouth, was last seen approximately 50 yards offshore. A shoreline search of the area yielded negative results. Divers from the Yarmouth Fire Department were deployed and located the victim approximately 100 yards offshore.

The victim, later identified as Josimar Nunes, 29, was transported to Cape Cod Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The incident is under investigation by the Yarmouth Police Department and the Massachusetts State Police. Yarmouth Police extend their thoughts and prayers to the victim and his family during this difficult time.

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