Members of the Vermont State Police scuba team recovered the bodies of two men who drowned in Seymour Lake in Morgan on Tuesday.
State police first became aware of an emergency on the lake about 11:45 a.m. on Tuesday. Following their response and subsequent search, the bodies of the two men who fell from a kayak were found Tuesday evening.
The drowning victims are Aidan Connolly, 27, of Roslindale, Massachusetts, and Nicholas Samuels, 29, of Weston, Massachusetts.
VSP reported that their bodies were found about 100 yards from shore. They were taken to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington for autopsies to confirm the cause and manner of death.