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Teens Wellington Gabin, Erickson Villa drown in Bronx River at Starlight Park

The second of two teenaged cousins pulled from the Bronx River has died. Police had received a call about two missing swimmers Friday afternoon. After a search and rescue, divers pulled out the two

News 12 Staff

Jun 23, 2014, 5:12 PM

Updated 3,650 days ago

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The second of two teenaged cousins pulled from the Bronx River has died.
Police had received a call about two missing swimmers Friday afternoon. After a search and rescue, divers pulled out the two 13-year-old boys and they were rushed to the hospital. 
Officials say Wellington Gabin remained in critical condition at the Children's Hospital at Montefiore most of the weekend, but passed away Sunday afternoon. 
Erickson Villa was second to be pulled out of the water after about an hour. He was pronounced dead on arrival to St. Barnabas Hospital. 


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