Warwick man, 49, pronounced dead after being pulled from water

West Bay

WARWICK, R.I. (WPRI) — A Warwick man was pronounced dead Wednesday morning after rescue crews pulled him out of Greenwich Bay.

Warwick police said they responded to the beach area at the end of Nausauket Road around 7 a.m. Wednesday for a report of a body floating approximately 50 yards offshore.

Firefighters retrieved the man, later identified as James D. Kimball, 49, and rushed him to Kent Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Witnesses told police they had seen Kimball digging for quahogs.

The cause of his death is now under investigation, but police say the nature of the incident does not appear suspicious.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Providence

Download Mobile Apps from WPRI 12
DOWNLOAD APPS NOW: Apple App Store | Google Play Store
PINPOINT WEATHER // Quick Links:

Dan Yorke State of Mind: Dan's Daily Update

DYSOM 4/30/21: PC Professor Joe Cammarano

More Dan Yorke State of Mind

Don't Miss

Viewer Pa on WPRI.com

LIVE CAMS on WPRI.com

More Live Cams

Community Events & Happenings

More Community