UPDATE: Juveniles Pulled from Ramapo Lake ID’d as Livingston High School Students
The Livingston community came together Wednesday night for a vigil in honor of two students who drowned during a storm at Ramapo Lake this week.
According to friends and family, the juveniles were identified as Matthew Poole and Isabel Brodsky, both 17-year-old students at Livingston High School.
Officials say on Aug. 7th, State Park Police responded to a report received from the Ringwood Police Department of two possible drownings at Ramapo Lake in Ramapo State Forest around 7 p.m.
Following a search, divers recovered the bodies of the juveniles.
Family says Brodsky was apparently in distress when Matthew jumped in to help but unfortunately they both perished.
The Livingston community gathered Wednesday night at a vigil honoring the students.