2012-06-15 / Top Stories

First Summer Drowning Claims Young Teen



Emergency crews searched for more than 40 minutes before Akeem Craig, 14, was pulled from the waters off Beach 19 Street. Emergency crews searched for more than 40 minutes before Akeem Craig, 14, was pulled from the waters off Beach 19 Street.

FDNY divers are brought down to the shoreline to look for Craig. FDNY divers are brought down to the shoreline to look for Craig.

Rescuers carry Craig from Ocean. Photo by Carlyle Greenidge. Rescuers carry Craig from Ocean. Photo by Carlyle Greenidge.

Personnel head back to the boardwalk after pulling Craig from the water. He was pronounced dead on arrival at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital. Personnel head back to the boardwalk after pulling Craig from the water. He was pronounced dead on arrival at St. John’s Episcopal Hospital.

FDNY crews demobilize on Beach 19 Street. FDNY crews demobilize on Beach 19 Street.

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