City Man Drowns in Connecticut River

Fatbardh Latifi was among four people who jumped off a boat late Sunday to swim near Wethersfield Cove.


A 33-year-old Middletown man drowned late Sunday in the Connecticut River after jumping off a boat with three others near Wethersfield Cove, according to the Hartford Courant.

Fatbardh Latifi disappeared in the water at 5:47 p.m., according to CBS Connecticut after those in the boat helped a woman who was struggling in the water, the Courant reports.

His body was discovered four hours later after Glastonbury, Hartford, East Hartford, Rocky Hill, state police and the U.S. Coast Guard coordinated rescue efforts.

Nevzad Kadriu September 04, 2012 at 09:10 AM
Ngushellimet e mia per familjen Latifi. I lehet i qofte dheu. Pikllimin per Bardhin e ndan me Ju familja e Nevzad Kadriut - Zheger, Kosove.
Vera September 04, 2012 at 06:01 PM
So sad ! I heard he was such a nice guy and would help any one in danger as he has done so in the past ! Zoti ndeft familijen ! God wanted one of his angels in heaven! :((
mimi October 18, 2012 at 05:46 PM
He lived across the hall from my best friend .. always so polite and kind. Very sad to see this.. R.I.P


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