14-year-old dies after swim while boating on Pearl River

Chris Miller
June 24, 2019 - 9:25 am

North shore authorities are investigating what happened when a 14-year-old died during a boating trip with family members on the Pearl River. 

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's office says the family tied up under the I-10 bridge around 5:00 p.m. Sunday and went for a swim, and the boy disappeared. 

Shortly before midnight, STPSO deputies located the boy’s body in the area where he had last been seen" the sheriff's office announced Monday morning. "The body was turned over to the St. Tammany Parish Coroner’s Office for a cause and manner of death determination."

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