A father is mourning the loss of his son after frantically trying to save him from drowning. Seventeen-year-old Benedict Richardson died Friday night. His father, Emmette Richardson, tells WCCO Benedict was swimming with his sister in the indoor pool at their apartment complex.
The 17-year-old teen whose body was recovered at Wirth Lake after an apparent drowning has been identified.
A medical examiner said a man found in a pond at Springbrook Nature Center in Fridley, Minn. on Monday died from an accidental drowning.