For Immediate Release - July 23, 2015

Death at Camp Burgess, Sandwich

     Cape & Island’s District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and Sandwich Police Chief Peter Wack announced today that they are investigating an unattended death that occurred at Camp Burgess in Sandwich yesterday.

     On Wednesday morning, 7/22/15, Sandwich Police and Fire were called to the camp when Neal J. Tompkins (DOB: 4/26/1997) who was a camp counselor was found unresponsive in his bunk.

     Preliminary investigations suggest no signs of foul play. The matter remains under investigation pending the autopsy report from the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.