12 year-old Rescued from Martha Lake
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: August 7, 2012
CONTACT: Shari Ireton, Director of Communications
425-388-3377, Breaking News Pager: 425-339-5700
MARTHA LAKE PARK, LYNNWOOD – Yesterday at approximately 6:30
PM, 911 a man swimming near a dock at Martha Lake saw a
body under the water. After an unsuccessful attempt to
help the victim to the surface, the man called 911.
The Sheriff’s Office Dive Unit arrived a few minutes later
and rescued the victim, a 12 year-old boy.
The boy, a resident of Everett, was transported to
Children’s Hospital with life-threatening injuries.
It is believed that the boy was swimming with friends,
whose parents were nearby. A deputy was able to contact
the victim’s mother last night and transported her to
Additional information will be released as it becomes available.
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