MIDDLEFIELD — DEEP says EnCon Police are investigating an ‘untimely death’ at Black Pond in Middlefield.
Officials said the person had fallen 150 feet to a ledge below.
Black Pond has a public boat launch, and is located at 1690 East Main Street, near the Meriden line.
Officials said in a statement, “Mutual aid was received from the Meriden Fire Department for assistance with high angle rope system , South Meriden Fire Department and the South Fire District in Middletown for boats and manpower. A complex rope lower system was assembled and the victim was recovered . The victim was then transferred by boat to the state boat launch . The case is under investigation by the DEEP Encon police as the area is in a state owned property.”