February 24, 2010

Diver pulled from Sebago Lake identified

By David Hench dhench@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

Authorities have identified the diver who died in Raymond Monday as Steven Viola, 53, of Gray.

Viola was scuba diving in Sebago Lake off Birch Point to retrieve an ATV which had fallen through the ice last weekend, according to the Cumberland County Sheriff's Office. He had a support team, which pulled him from the water but he was not breathing.

The state medical examiner is scheduled to perform an autopsy today.

Authorities suspect the man may have had a medical problem that precipitated the incident.

Were you interviewed for this story? If so, please fill out our accuracy form

Send question/comment to the editors




Further Discussion

Here at PressHerald.com we value our readers and are committed to growing our community by encouraging you to add to the discussion. To ensure conscientious dialogue we have implemented a strict no-bullying policy. To participate, you must follow our Terms of Use.

Questions about the article? Add them below and we’ll try to answer them or do a follow-up post as soon as we can. Technical problems? Email them to us with an exact description of the problem. Make sure to include:
  • Type of computer or mobile device your are using
  • Exact operating system and browser you are viewing the site on (TIP: You can easily determine your operating system here.)