Person found in Bantam Lake

Steven Goode, Hartford Courant

State Police from Troop L in Litchfield are investigating the discovery of a person floating in Mt. Tom Pond in Bantam Sunday afternoon.

Police would not confirm whether the person who was found was deceased.

“The victim was transported to an area hospital. This incident is in the very beginning stages and is still active, fluid, and ongoing,” State Police spokesman Trooper Pedro Muniz said in an email Sunday.

Steven Goode can be reached at sgoode@courant.com.