UPDATED: Maine Marine Patrol Investigates Apparent Fatal Shark Attack today near Bailey Island

The Maine Marine Patrol is investigating the fatality of a woman today near Bailey Island. According to Marine Patrol, an eye witness reported that the woman was swimming off the shore near White Sails Lane when she was injured in what appeared to be a shark attack. Kayakers nearby brought her to shore and EMS responders were called to the scene where she was pronounced deceased. No other information is available at this time and the investigation into the incident is continuing. More information will be provided as it becomes available. Until further notice, swimmers and boaters are urged to use caution near Bailey Island and to avoid swimming near schooling fish or seals. The identity of the woman is being withheld pending notification of family. Department of Marine Resources 19:35

Woman dead from apparent shark attack in Maine – The Maine Marine Patrol says they are investigating the death of a woman who was injured in an apparent shark attack Monday afternoon. According to Marine Patrol and News Center Maine who spoke with witnesses at the scene, a woman was swimming off the shore near While Sails Lane. video, >click to read< 21:12

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