Authorities Identify Teen Who Drowned In Canadian River In NE OKC

Monday, September 8th 2014, 11:48 am
By: News 9

Authorities have identified a teenage boy who drowned in the Canadian River on the northeast side of the Oklahoma City metro.

The Medical Examiner's office identified the victim as 14-year-old Carlos Rodrigues II. Emergency crews responded to the incident near 12400 N. Hiwassee, just after 5 p.m. Sunday.

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According to authorities, Rodrigues was swimming in the North Canadian River when he went under and did not resurface. Dive team recovered his body at 6:17 p.m.

The cause and manner of death are pending examination, according to the Medical Examiner's office.