Jump to content

Playa Las Lajas - Missing 16 year old North American


Recommended Posts

Las Lajas beach

This sweet young man went to the rescue of another teen, his friend.  Although he was a tall sturdy teen, he did not know how to swim.   The girl who was initially in trouble, was rescued, coughing up water.  It  seems by report it was a rip current that swept her off her feet.  The young man who went to her rescue was there.....then suddenly he was not.   Attention was directed towards the first young girl, and when they turned around he was not there.    This is a very very sad story.   This is not a treacherous beach on a fairly calm day , as it was on this day ( ...as opposed to Las Olas that can be very deceptive with regard to drops and currents).   That said, this is a very sad situation and many grieve the loss of this young man who was quick to rescue a friend in need.

Bill and I heard the recount of the story today from friends who knew this boy......sad, very sad.   Our hearts break.  Please be careful on these beaches here.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

 Share

×
×
  • Create New...