Accidental Drowning: Goose Creek/Potomac River Lansdowne VA

The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a drowning that occurred in the Lansdowne area Thursday night. The Loudoun County Sheriff’s Office responded to the River Creek community to assist Loudoun County Fire and Rescue personnel for an unresponsive person in the water. The victim, a 16-year-old from Lansdowne, and his friends were swimming across the confluence of Goose Creek and the Potomac River on June 4. As they crossed the water his friends observed him go underwater. They attempted to search for him and he was pulled from the river after being underwater for a period of time before he was located. The victim was taken by rescue personnel to Inova Loudoun Hospital where he lost his life.

06/04/20 6:15 p.m.

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