Troopers Confirm Multiple Swimmers Missing Near Bowers Beach

South Bowers – Multiple police, fire, maritime, and EMS agencies are currently on scene of missing swimmers that occurred at approximately 2:59 p.m., Tuesday, June 30, 2020, in which multiple individuals entered the Murderkill River in the area of the 4000 block of South Bowers Beach Road.

This is an active operation and the investigation is in the early stages. Further details will be released as they become available.

Breaking Report

Just after 2:00, this afternoon rescue crews from New Castle, Kent, and Sussex Counties responded to a South Bowers for a water rescue.

it’s not clear at this time what has occurred. Reports from the scene indicate that three people are involved.

Dive teams, marine units, aviation crews from approximately 20 agencies have responded to the scene or they are assisting.

Coast Guard crews, Delaware State Police Aviation’s Trooper 2, DNREC marine units, and a number of crews from Delaware and Maryland are assisting.

As of 4:41 PM, dive teams are still in the water searching.

Reports that one person has been rescued have not been confirmed.

Track the search here