“Texas is now leading the nation in the number of children that we lose every summer,” says Jan Emler, founder of Emler Swim Schools. “It’s a terrible distinction for our state.”
An eight year old boy drowned while playing in Joe Pool Lake on Memorial Day.
Memorial Day and swimming pools often go hand-in-hand and unfortunately so do drowning deaths. To help combat the problem the YMCA of Metropolitan Fort Worth has launched a new swim-safety training program.
A jury has returned a death sentence for a North Texas man convicted of drowning his two young sons.
Jurors will begin deliberating whether a North Texas man should die for drowning his two young sons.
Arlington Fire Department divers located a body believed to be that of a boater reported missing Saturday night.
Prosecutors continue to press a North Texas jury to send a man to death row for drowning two of his sons in a creek.
The attorney for a man who drowned his sons said that his client acted out of fear that the boys would grow up to be like him, and urged jurors to spare his client the death penalty.
It took less than 10 minutes for a Dallas County jury to find a North Texas father guilty of Capital Murder for drowning his two sons.
Testimony has started in the capital murder trial of Naim Rasool Muhammad. The Dallas father is accused of killing his two sons in 2011. Prosecutor Tammy Kemp told the jury Muhammad pushed the boys face down into a creek, “…of filthy, smelly water until they stopped kicking.”
Prosecutors in Dallas are seeking the death penalty against a man charged with drowning two of his sons in a creek.
A 14-foot fishing boat crowded with six members of a family capsized on a Navarro County stock pond Saturday evening, killing two people and sending a toddler to the hospital.