15 year old drowns saving children af...

15 year old drowns saving children after boat capsized

There are 3 comments on the WLBT-TV Jackson story from Mar 30, 2009, titled 15 year old drowns saving children after boat capsized. In it, WLBT-TV Jackson reports that:

A spring Sunday afternoon on a private lake took a tragic turn when Simpson County investigators said a teenage boy drowned.

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Elizabeth Redmond

Decatur, MS

#1 Mar 31, 2009
That was my friend! And he will forever be known as a hero! We LOVE YOU JAKE!
Kayla Sheppard

Hazlehurst, MS

#2 Apr 6, 2009
Jacob Sheppard is my little brother. I will always love him. He is a hero and I hope noone ever forgets the wonderful things he has done in his life. He knew he was not a very good swimmer but he lost his own life saving the childrens lives.
destine terry

Decatur, MS

#4 Dec 16, 2009
jacob was a good person at mendenhall and he will always be remembered.

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