QUEENS: Two Drowned in Rockaway Beach

7.9.19 | Video by Adam Balhetchet | ROCKAWAY, Queens (DCPI) – On Tuesday, July 9, 2019, at approximately 2220 hours police responded to a 911 call of a rescue at Beach 9 Street and Seagirt Boulevard in the confines of the 101 precinct. Upon arrival, police discovered a 25-year-old female and a 28-year old male unconscious and unresponsive in the water near the shoreline. Officers removed both individuals from the water and administered CPR. EMS responded and transported the victims to Saint John’s hospital where they were both pronounced deceased. The medical examiner will determine the cause of death. There are no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.