A Woman Killed in a Shark Attack: Maine swimmers Warned to Use Caution

A Maine woman swimming off the coast of Maine was killed Monday after being injured in an apparent shark attack.

The woman was seen swimming off the shore of Bailey Island according to an eye witness who saw the woman sustain an injury from a shark attack, the Maine Marine Department posted.

The Maine Marine Patrol is investigating the fatality of the woman near Bailey Island, the statement said. 

Officials The victim has been identified as Julie Dimperio Holowach, 63 of New York City.

 

Maine Marine Patrol is warning swimmers and boaters to use caution near Bailey Island after a woman was killed on Monday in a shark attack.