Eight Year old Boy Drowns in Dangriga

vlcsnap-2014-03-31-19h24m22s241An 8 year old school boy is dead, reportedly from drowning in the North Stann Creek river.

Adrian Lopez, a Standard One student at the Sacred Heart Primary School in Dangriga town, went swimming with friends in the river around 3 in the evening of Saturday.

Lopez’s friends say they saw him floating on a piece of Styrofoam but he slipped and fell into the water and did not resurface.

A search team found Adrian’s body around 9:45 pm on Saturday night.

Adrian Lopez was the son of police officers Corporal Matthew and Sergeant Linnette Lopez, both of whom are currently stationed in Dangriga town.

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