ESSEX COUNTY, MA. (THECOUNT) — Fabieri Fabert has been identified as the drowning victim Wednesday in Essex County, Massachusetts.

Fabert, 18, drown while visiting Vernon’s Pit in Lanesville in Gloucester Wednesday afternoon.


According to reports, Fabert was swimming around 1:09 p.m. Wednesday when he went under and failed to resurface.

Fabert was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Fabert was recent graduate of Everett High, according to a letter from Everett Superintendent Priya Tahiliani to the school community.

No foul play is suspected.

“It is with extreme sadness that I am informing the EPS community that Class of 2022 graduate Fabieri ‘Fab’ Fabert passed away following a drowning accident on Wednesday, June 22nd. I ask you to join me in extending our deepest condolences to Fab’s family, friends, teammates, and teachers,” Tahiliani said. The high school will be open on Friday, June 24, for students who need additional support, the superintendent said.

“Our heartfelt thoughts remain with Fab’s family and loved ones,” Tahiliani said.
Conley said he, the mayor and fire chief are all parents and they have sleepless nights over this kind of notification. The police and firefighters who responded to the report of a missing swimmer are also parents. “It’s always tough when dealing with kids,” he said.


Geo quick facts: Essex County is a county in the northeastern part of the U.S. state of Massachusetts. As of the 2010 census, the total population was 743,159, making it the third-most populous county in the state. It is part of the Greater Boston area. The largest city in Essex County is Lynn – Wikipedia.