The physique of a lacking 15-year-old boy who was swept away after he jumped into the Mississippi River to avoid wasting his girlfriend final month was recovered on Monday, the teenager’s household confirmed.
Kevin Poole and two different women had been lacking since they had been pulled underwater within the river close to Crescent Park in New Orleans on April 23, in line with WWL-TV.
Poole’s physique was recovered round 11:15 a.m., and was later recognized by the Orleans Parish Coroner’s Workplace, the teenager’s mom stated.
Poole was together with his 14-year-old girlfriend Brandy Wilson, her 8-year-old sister Ally Wilson and their 5-year-old brother when Brandy slipped on a piling and fell into the river close to Crescent Metropolis Connection Bridge, relations have stated.
Poole and Ally dove into the ripping present to avoid wasting Brandy, however each had been pulled underwater. The 2 sisters haven’t been seen since. The 5-year-old ran to get assist, the outlet stated.
In keeping with the women’ father, the night they had been swept away was the primary time that they’d been allowed to depart the home alone, he advised WWL-TV.
After looking out 93 miles of the river, The U.S. Coast Guard suspended its seek for the youngsters.
Native businesses just like the New Orleans Police Division and personal dive companies have continued to seek for the youngsters.
Relations of the youngsters held a vigil on the levee Monday, Nola.com reported.