Police: 2 teens confirmed dead in apparent drowning incident

Two 13-year-old boys are dead despite attempts by authorities to rescue them after they fell into the water in a Queens neighborhood, police say.

News 12 Staff

Jun 10, 2022, 7:59 PM

Updated 737 days ago

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Two 13-year-old boys are dead despite attempts by authorities to rescue them after they fell into the water in a Queens neighborhood, police say.  
The incident happened in the neighborhood of Broad Channel at around 11:45 a.m.
The fire department sent nine rescue swimmers in the water searching for the two possible drowning victims.
Both teenagers were found and taken to the hospital before being pronounced dead.


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