Pepperell Police Department and Middlesex District Attorney’s Statement on Skydiving Fatality

Retained by the Pepperell Police Department

Pepperell Police Department
David Scott, Chief of Police
59 Main St.
Pepperell, MA 01463

For Immediate Release

Saturday, Oct. 28, 2017

Contact: John Guilfoil
Phone: 617-993-0003
Email: [email protected]

Pepperell Police Department and Middlesex District Attorney’s Statement on Skydiving Fatality

PEPPERELL – Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Pepperell Chief of Police David Scott have confirmed the death of a sky diver this afternoon in Pepperell. At approximately 3:00 p.m. Pepperell Police responded to a report at the Pepperell Skydiving Center on Nashua Road. Upon arrival authorities located the body of a 60-year-old deceased male who was an experienced skydiver. He worked as an independent contractor filming jumps with the skydiving company. The preliminary investigation suggests that the decedent experienced a parachute malfunction.

No foul play is suspected. This is an open and active investigation being conducted by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, the Pepperell Police Department, Massachusetts State Police assigned the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office and the Federal Aviation Administration.

 

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