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Body Removed from Hard Castle Pond in New Milford

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

New Milford NJ, at 7:15pm the New Milford Police Department responded to a 911 call of a male party who went swimming in Hard Castle Pond and did not resurface . The pond is located near Dorchester lane . Officers who responded to the scene were unable to locate the party . The New Milford Fire department and the Office of Emergency Management along with water search teams from Bergen County office of Emergency management and fire departments from surrounding jurisdictions .

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At 10pm  search teams located underwater the deceased male party. The party was identified as the 18 year old missing party, a New Milford resident and a student at New Milford High School , Detectives are working with the Bergen County Medical Examiners Office to determine the cause of death.

2 thoughts on “Body Removed from Hard Castle Pond in New Milford

  1. horrible.

  2. I am very sorry for the loss, however he should have never went swimming in the lake.

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