A report was received at 7:49 this morning regarding the possible drowning at Jennings
Beach 1000 S. Benson Road Fairfield, CT. Citizen’s saw an elderly female swimming off
shore go under water and appeared to be in distress. The citizen’s alerted DPW workers who
were in the area and they pulled the woman ashore.
A registered nurse and wife of a retired LT of the Fairfield Police Department was on
scene. She immediately started CPR until the arrival of Officer Demotses, who is also a
member of the Fairfield Police Dive Team, along with Officer John Moran. They continued life
saving efforts and reported the details back to assisting officers, Fire and AMR personnel.
The patient is a 77 year old woman and she was transported to Bridgeport Hospital and
is listed in serious condition. She is a resident of Bridgeport, CT and her immediate family has
been notified by Police.