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16-Year-Old Victim Pulled from Plymouth Apartment Pool Identified

Updated: 04/26/2014 3:37 PM
Created: 04/26/2014 3:36 PM KSTP.com
By: Megan Stewart

The 16-year-old boy who drowned while swimming at an indoor pool at an apartment complex in Plymouth has been identified.

According to the Hennepin County Medical Examiner, Benedict Richardson of Plymouth died Friday while swimming at the Plymouth Square Apartments.

The cause of death has been officially ruled as an accident, the medical examiner said.

Richardson was pulled from the pool by a family member around 7 p.m. He was unresponsive and first responders began CPR at the scene.

He was taken North Memorial Medical Center, but died an hour later, officials said.


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