07/10/2011

Off-duty Mass. cop helps save drowning boy

Off-duty first responders helped save a boy drowning in a remote pond

By James Hinton
The Boston Herald

PLYMOUTH, Mass. — A 3-year-old boy drowning in a remote pond at Myles Standish State Forest in Plymouth was plucked from the water by family and resuscitated by off-duty first-responders yesterday.

"I was just sitting in the sun, watching the water, and all of a sudden I saw this little girl taking a boy out of the water and his body was limp and everyone started screaming," said Mallory Reis, an off-duty Cranston police officer who was camping with her family.

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