Police: Norwalk father dies trying to save kids from drowning at Candlewood beach in New Milford

A 26-year-old Norwalk resident was identified by police as the individual who succumbed to injuries after being pulled from the waters of Candlewood Shores community beach after helping two children — one of them his 6-year-old son — who were having difficulty swimming on Monday, Sept. 6, 2021.