Douglas Lake drowning victim was student at Jefferson County High School
Police have confirmed the victim of a Thursday evening drowning was a high school student in neighboring Jefferson County, Tennessee.
The Sheriff’s Office reported 14-year-old Tristan Eilers of White Pine was found in the Leadvale Lake Access area of Douglas Lake and was then transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.
The agency said grief counselors were made available to students and personnel.
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