Man apparently drowns at Dennis beach

DENNIS– Thursday at approximately 4:01 PM, the Dennis Police Department received a report from Dennis Beach Department personnel at Mayflower Beach (Dennis Village) of a possible drowning. The report was that lifeguards from the Dennis Beach Department were bringing the victim to shore.

A Dennis Police Officer and Dennis Lifeguard performed CPR on the victim, a 60 year old male, who was then transported to Cape Cod Hospital by the Dennis Fire Department where he was pronounced as deceased.

Detectives from the Dennis Police Department are investigating the circumstances of the drowning.

On Friday, the Cape and Islands District Attorney’s office identified the victim as Matthew Medeiros, 60, of Fall River, MA.

Material from Dennis Police used in this report



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