Teen’s body recovered from Blue Lake

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The body of the 15-year-old student of Wisburg Secondary School was recovered in the water at Blue Lake, Wismar Linden about 15 feet from where he drowned on Saturday.

The body was found at 11:00h on Sunday. Police say no marks of violence was seen on the exposed parts of his body.

The teen was taken to the Linden Hospital Complex where he was pronounced dead and was later escorted to the hospital’s mortuary where it awaits a post mortem examination.

The teen, who resided at Prosville, Wismar Linden, reportedly drowned at about 17:30h on Saturday while swimming in the area.

Police said the victim left home with his 17-year-old sister and other relatives to swim at the lake.

While in the water, he encountered difficulties and subsequently submerged. A relative who observed when the victim submerged made efforts to rescue him but was unsuccessful.

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