Teen drowns in Presumpscot River

9:12 PM, Sep 10, 2011   |    comments
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FALMOUTH, Maine (NEWS CENTER) -- Falmouth Police say the body of a 17 year old was pulled from the Presumpscot River Saturday evening.

Mohamed Hassan of Portland was swimming with friends when he jumped from a dock, started showing signs of distress and quickly slipped below the surface of the water.

Friends were unable to locate Hassan in the murky water.

Rescue crews from several departments began searching the water and found Hassan's body around 7:20.

The investigation continues but relatives tell police Hassan was not a good swimmer.


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