A Pair of Tragic Drownings
Texarkana, Texas. Police say they were called a residence in the 3100 block of New Boston Road in reference to a possible drowning. Officers determined that 15 month old Donnie Frank Marks had been found unresponsive in his parents bathtub which was full of water. The child was transported to Christus St. Michael Health Care Center but was pronounced dead. The body has been sent to Dallas for an autopsy to determine the exact cause of death.
Meanwhile, Oklahoma authorities continue to investigate after a father and his two children drowned in the Little River just north of Idabel. Authorities say they have recovered the bodies of the 32 year old and his 8 year old son and are searching for the 4 year old. There is no word on what may have caused their boat to turnover.