Teen goes under water at Lake Pleasant

Peoria fire and MCSO responds to teen under the water at Lake Pleasant.

PEORIA, AZ (3TV/CBS5) -- A teenager pulled from Lake Pleasant Friday afternoon has died.

Maricopa County Sheriff's Office spokesman, Sgt. Joaquin Enriquez said the 16-year-old boy was swimming at the lake with friends around 1:30 p.m. near the Desert Tortoise area of the lake when he began to struggle.

A friend swimming nearby tried to help the teen but the young man eventually went under the surface, said Enriquez.

Bystanders were able to pull the teen from the water and begin CPR. He was transported to Abrazo Peoria Emergency Center in serious condition, but did not survive.

Enriquez said evidence gathered at this point does not suggest any alcohol, drugs or foul play.

 


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(17) comments

ObeyLaws

Sad perhaps, but good that he died as opposed to being kept alive as a veggie burger.

momsacorn

What a horrible remark to make. Your lack of compassion is stunning.

Arizona2050

The kid was 17 not 16. His friends are doing a vigil tomorrow Sunday at 5:30@ lake Pleasant. We should all pray for family and friends.

MyOwnMind

why? Stupid is as stupid does.

trsalemme

SAD. Me and the wife saw a group af about six teens at the WalMart on Happy Valley, loading up their truck with ice an drinks the same morning.. Hope this was not one of them..

Arizona2050

Wasn’t them

MyOwnMind

Why? You hope it was someone else?

momsacorn

Idiot

trsalemme

Yes, he is. He is the type that thinks 1+ 2 = 3, and there is no possible way that 2 +1 = 3 too.

Dean

How sad with his life just starting. Especially if he was not high on alcohol, pot, or other drugs.

Arizona2050

Very sad indeed! No drugs at all. A fatal accident that left all of us heartbroken. Such an amazing kid

MyOwnMind

He had 17 years to learn his limitations. He lost. Good riddance

MyOwnMind

I guess he figured out his life did have an expiration date.

Dean

What a horrible thing to say. Of course that is your norm.

MyOwnMind

Speaking the truth is horrible? Why don't you crawl back to your little boy.

Arizona2050

Heartless

MyOwnMind

Why? You approve of bullies?

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