Funeral held for Rashad Gross, Stamford teen drowning victim

Friends and family have said their final goodbye to a Stamford teen who drowned last week. The funeral for 13-year-old Rashad Gross was held this

Police say Rashad Gross died when he was swept underwater at Cove Island Park last week.

Police say Rashad Gross died when he was swept underwater at Cove Island Park last week. (6/28/13)

STAMFORD - Friends and family have said their final goodbye to a Stamford teen who drowned last week.

The funeral for 13-year-old Rashad Gross was held this morning at the Faith Tabernacle Missionary Baptist Church.

Police say Gross was swept away by a strong current off Cove Island Park.

His family says he did not know how to swim.
 

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