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.

By Stephen Krauchick

DoingItLocal is run by Steve Krauchick. Steve has always had interest with breaking news even as an early teen, opting to listen to the Watergate hearings instead of top 40 on the radio. His interest in news spread to become the communities breaking news leader in Connecticut’s Fairfield County. He strongly believes that the public has right to know what is happening in their backyard and that government needs to be transparent. Steve also likes promoting local businesses.

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