Sabine Parish Sheriff Aaron Mitchell reports an 18-year-old male drowned at the spillway of Toledo Bend Dam.
Shortly before 5 pm on Monday, June 6 the Sheriff’s Office received a call that three young men were swimming when one of them went under.
Sabine Parish Sheriff Deputies, South Sabine Fire District and the Sabine Parish Sheriff Dive Team responded to the scene.
Divers located the young man approximately 25 feet from the bank just after 7 pm.
No names have been released at this time and Sheriff Mitchell asked for prayers for the victim’s family and friends.
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