22 June 2020
 
 
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
Major Ruben A. Oliver
Troop B Commander
 
 

 
PRESS RELEASE


Update: An autopsy was performed by Dr. Laura Schned at the University of Vermont Health Network at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh . The cause and manner of death are pending histology and toxicology. This remains under investigation.

 

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Original release: On June 20, 2020, at approximately 7:39 p.m., State Police responded to a report of a swimmer in distress on Lake Champlain at a beach off of Montgomery Street in the village of Rouses Point.

47-year-old Kelly L. Disco of Rouses Point was swimming with family and friends when she began calling for assistance.  Witnesses ran from shore into the water to help her, and pulled her to shore on a tube she had been using. Disco became unresponsive upon arriving at the shoreline.  EMS arrived on scene and initiated CPR. Disco was transported to the University of Vermont Health Network at Champlain Valley Physicians Hospital in Plattsburgh where she was later pronounced deceased. 

An autopsy is scheduled for Monday, June 22, 2020, at CVPH.

 

 

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