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Montville Sup't IDs Boy Who Drowned In Lake As Local Seventh Grader

Lazar Middle School in Montville.
Lazar Middle School in Montville. Photo Credit: Lazar Middle Schools Moms and Dads Facebook

Montville School District officials identified the 12-year-old boy who drowned at the Lake Valhalla Club as Aaron Melzer.

The Lazar Middle School seventh-grader died while swimming at the private lake club Wednesday afternoon.

Grief counselors will be at the Lazar Media Center on June 28 and July 1 between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.

"We extend our sincere condolences to Aaron’s family and friends as we keep them in our thoughts and prayers at this difficult time,” Superintendent René Rovtar said on Facebook.

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