The Maine Department of Marine Resource has identified the woman who died yesterday (July 27) from a shark attack near Bailey Island.
She is Julie Dimperio Holowach, 63, of New York City.
According to WGME, this would be the first fatal shark attack in Maine recorded history.
Swimming restricted at Maine beaches after deadly shark attack https://t.co/AhwOWsmyvB via @WGME
— Bangor Daily News (@bangordailynews) July 28, 2020
The Maine Dept. of Marine Resources Commissioner will conduct a press conference at noon to provide more information on the incident. We'll take that live on CBS 13 News @wgme
— Katie Sampson (@KatieWGME) July 28, 2020
BREAKING: Authorities say the woman killed in an apparent shark attack was a 63-year-old from New York City.https://t.co/BinK2SGXlb
— Marissa Bodnar (@MarissaWGME) July 28, 2020