Officials identify 15-year-old who drowned near Creswell

The teenager who drowned in a lake near Creswell Thursday has been identified as 15-year-old Giovanni Mediati of Creswell.

Posted: Jun 14, 2019 11:48 AM
Updated: Jun 14, 2019 12:25 PM

CRESWELL, Ore. -- The teenager who drowned in a lake near Creswell Thursday has been identified as 15-year-old Giovanni Mediati of Creswell.

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Division Chief Joe Raade of South Lane Fire said a Lane County Sheriff's Office dive team recovered the boy's body from a lake near a rock quarry on private property east of the city.

"Our hearts and thoughts are with the family and friends of the 15-year-old boy, and the community of Creswell as they grieve," LCSO said in a statement. "The juvenile’s parents have been notified, and we ask that their privacy be respected."

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