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[UPDATE] Man Lost in Megunticook Lake is Olympian Seth Wescott’s Father

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The Maine Warden Service is searching for a man who fell into the water while boating and failed to surface (May 27) this morning.

Warden Corporal John MacDonald said in a press release that it was around 8:00 am this morning when James B. Wescott, age 71, was boating with a friend on Megunticook Lake in Camden. He reportedly suffered a medical event, entered the water and did not resurface.

Wescott is the father of Olympic snowboarder Seth Wescott. Game warden divers are currently performing recovery efforts in 60 to 65 feet of water.

Maine game wardens, Camden Fire and Police Departments, and Megunticook Lake Patrol are on the scene.

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