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For Immediate Release
August 7, 2020
For more information contact:
Marine Patrol Officer John Johnson

Swimming related fatality, Lake Waukewan, Meredith, NH

On August 5, 2020, the New Hampshire State Police-Marine Patrol notified of an unresponsive swimmer on Lake Waukewan in the Town of Meredith.

Officers arrived on scene to learn that Amanda L. Daigle, age 22, of Trumbull, CT was found unconscious a short distance from shore while swimming with acquaintances. She was brought to shore where CPR was performed until first responders arrived.

Daigle was transported by Stewart's Ambulance Service to Lakes Region General Hospital in Laconia, NH. She was later transported by helicopter to the Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center where she died.

An autopsy is scheduled for Friday, August 7, 2020.

This case remains under investigation. Anyone who may have further information related to this incident is encouraged to contact Marine Patrol Officer John Johnson at 603-293-2037 or by email at

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