Union County Prosecutor Theodore Romankow said the boys climbed a 4-foot fence and wound up drowning in the pool after they either fell or jumped.
The boy — identified as Akeem Craig — and his friend had been trying to swim to a buoy in the ocean off Beach 19th Street and Seagirt Boulevard around 12:30 p.m., according to police.
Emergency workers responding to a 911 call pulled a 59-year-old woman out of the Hudson River. Detectives Henry Medina and Darren McNamara entered the water near West 131st Street and aided the woman to the sea wall and out of the water.
Police say 35-year-old Marco Rodriguez-Bravo, of Elizabeth, was found by a family member in a pool in the backyard of a home on Carriage Lane in Centereach.
Ocean County prosecutors say Meghan’s mother and a sibling were at the house pool with her when the incident occurred at the family’s summer home in Mantoloking, but further details were not disclosed.
The men, both in their 20s, appeared to be testing their ability to remain underwater during a possible military training exercise at the Lyons Pool in the Thompkinsville section of the borough.
Police said Nemesio Rojas-Samora of Staten Island was standing on some rocks washing his hands when a wave hit him Sunday night.
The summer swim season got off to a tragic start over the holiday weekend. The body of a Westchester County man was pulled from the water on Monday morning.
Divers have been searching for a Long Island man thrown out of a rented raft and drowned in a stretch of rapids on the Upper Delaware River.
Eight manufacturers have voluntarily recalled about one million pool and in-ground spa drain covers because of incorrect water flow ratings.
A neighbor says a New York woman who drowned herself and her children in the Hudson River had been in a loud fight with the kids’ father in the hour before the fatal plunge.
A swimming pool company president charged in a Connecticut boy’s drowning has pleaded guilty to criminally negligent homicide, a misdemeanor.
Newark schools are providing counseling for students and staff after a student died on a field trip to California.
Nicole was one of 24 students from Harlem’s Columbia Secondary School for Math, Science and Engineering on the June outing to Long Beach, Long Island.
The parents of a 12-year-old girl who drowned on a school trip are blaming New York City for the tragic death.