Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Moreno Drowned While Attempting To Swim Across Milwaukee River

Brandon O. Moreno

Moreno couldn't swim and was horse playing in the Milwaukee River with friends, which later cost him his life.

By H. Nelson Goodson
July 23, 2013

Milwaukee, WI - On Monday, the body Brandon O. Moreno also known as Brandon Flores, 19, originally from Los Angeles, California was recovered from the Milwaukee River. Moreno attempted to swim across the Milwaukee River to get to the other side on Monday evening when he apparently drowned, according to Fox News 6. 
Moreno was with some friends by the Lakefront Brewery on Commerce Street when he jumped into the river, but he later began to yell for help that he couldn't swim. A friend jumped in to try and save him, but couldn't save him. He was later pronounced dead, according to the Milwaukee Medical Examiner's Office.
On Tuesday afternoon, friends and family members gatherd at St. Anthony's Church in the south side to remember Moreno.

1 comment:

James Chadwick said...

It is very risky and full of madness to swim without learning the swimming. It is too dangerous and its result can be the waste of life.

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