13-year-old pulled from Prospect Park lake dies

The GoFundMe page was started by the boy's father to help raise funds for his medical bills.

News 12 Staff

Jul 7, 2023, 12:01 PM

Updated 381 days ago

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The 13-year-old boy who nearly drowned at Prospect Park lake in June has died, according to the boy's GoFundMe page.
Ricky Joassaint was pulled from the lake on June 13 and was in a coma ever since the near drowning.
The GoFundMe page was started by his father to help raise funds for his medical bills.
An update was posted Wednesday stating Joassaint passed away after spending time with his mother who traveled from the Caribbean to be by his bedside.


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