SA teen drowns at Son's Island

Victim identified as Jaleel Griffin, 17

Son's Island -- Photo courtesy Geoffrey King

SAN ANTONIO – A San Antonio teenager drowned Wednesday night at Son's Island in Guadalupe County.

Sheriff's officials said Jaleel Griffin went into some water that was deeper than he thought.

Griffin was pulled out of the water about four minutes later and was taken to Guadalupe Valley Regional Medical Center, where he died.

Griffin would have celebrated his 18th birthday Thursday.


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