Texarkana, AR teen dies after near drowning accident

Texarkana, AR (KSLA) – Arkansas authorities have identified the teen involved in a pool accident at a privately owned apartment complex back on August 5th.

He's been identified by authorities as 14-year-old Charles Ezekiel Matthews.

Monday morning officials report that Matthews succumbed to injuries sustained during that incident and died at a Little Rock, Arkansas hospital, shortly after 10 a.m.

KSLA News 12 interviewed the hero who pulled the teen from the pool, last week. Tracy Clemons will have more of that exclusive exchange along with an update on this developing story tonight on KSLA News 12, starting at 5PM.

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