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18-year-old who died after Gloucester quarry jump identified

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Everett’s Fabieri Fabert was identified Thursday.

Fabieri Fabert, 18, of Everett, died on Wednesday after jumping from a high rock at a Gloucester quarry.

The Essex District Attorney’s Office said Fabert was identified on Thursday afternoon.

Gloucester Police said in a press release that the teenager and his friends were swimming in a quarry in the Lanesville section of Gloucester.

Fabert and a friend jumped into the quarry from a high rock, but only the friend surfaced.

Police were called to the scene around 1:15 p.m., a search and rescue operation was underway at 1:21 p.m., and a State Police dive team found Fabert shortly before 3 p.m. this afternoon- the.

Everett Schools Superintendent Priya Tahiliani notified students of Fabert’s death by letter, according to WCVB.

“It is with extreme sadness that I inform the EPS community that Class of 2022 graduate Fabieri “Fab” Fabert passed away following a drowning accident on Wednesday. I ask that you join me in presenting our deepest condolences to Fab’s family, friends, teammates and teachers,” the letter read.

Fabert planned to attend Merrimack College in the fall, according to his football coach Robert Diloreto.

“It’s just tragic. There are no words to describe how numb we all feel right now in our program, in our Everett football family. We’re a very tight-knit group,” a Diloreto told WHDH.

One of his football teammates, Jaylen Murphy, said Fabert was someone you could rely on.

“He was a good guy. He was like very invested in the church. He loved football. He loved playing and he loved being with his teammates. You could count on him. I know that when I go to the university, I know I will be thinking of him all the time. Every game will be for him. I will give my all for him.”



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