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4/30/2007-Mineola

Teen Drowns Sunday Night

An East Texas 14 year old drowns while swimming in a private pond in Mineola. On Sunday night around 5 p.m., Police responded to a call off Holland Road where four teenage boys went swimming.

Kadarious Lamar McGill was sucked by the undercurrent. A neighbor told KLTV 7 that after about 15 minutes a neighbor pulled him out of the pond and performed CPR.

Middle school Principal Bob Simmons describes him as a good kid who always followed the rules and was well liked by his peers. "A lot of my fondest memories are going and talking to him at lunch. He always had a lot of friends around him always smiling always joking just a wonderful kid, " said Simmons.

An autopsy has been ordered. Funeral arrangements have not been set.

Danielle Capper, Reporting. dcapper@kltv.com

 

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