Search Continues At New Milford Lake

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NEW MILFORD – State and local emergency workers resumed their search of Lake Lillinonah Wednesday morning for a man seen struggling in the water near Lovers Leap on Tuesday evening.

Environmental police are also investigating the disappearance of a 33-year-old man who went to the lake Tuesday and didn’t return home, according to the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection.

The man’s wife said he had fallen off his mountain bike on Monday and fell into the lake with it. He went back to the lake on Tuesday to retrieve the bike, but never came home, DEEP said.

DEEP EnConn police are conducting the search, along with state police divers and several local agencies.

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