UPDATE: 10-Year-Old Longview drowning victim identified

LONGVIEW (KYTX) - Authorities have released the name of a 10-year-old boy who drowned in his grandparents' Longview swimming pool Saturday night.

Gregg County Precinct 2 Justice of the Peace Arthur Fort says Tywone Jackson, of Marshall, was swimming in his grandparents' backyard pool off Lily street when it happened.

Fort says the boy's family discovered him unconscious in the pool around 8 p.m. He was taken to Good Shepherd Medical Center, but was unable to be revived.

Jackson was pronounced dead at 9 o'clock. 

His body will be sent to Tyler for an autopsy.


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