Today, a ten-year-old child who attends the Branford Public Schools tragically lost his life. The student’s name is being withheld out of respect to the family. Our collective hearts are broken and our thoughts and prayers are with the family. The school district is arranging for grief counselors to support children experiencing difficulties with the tragic passing of a classmate.

Information regarding grief counselors will be posted on the District’s website at http://www.branfordschools.org/ on Sunday.

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Guest

I think this is a good idea, my granddaughter has been upset all afternoon....her friends have been talking about it and they have to deal with a death of a child in a tragic event....they seem to be upset and confused how life can be taken away so swiftly and unexpectedly.. 69

Guest

Please tell me this wasn't a 10-yr old suicide.

Guest

No, he drowned in a drain hole, swept through it. His younger and older brother were with him, but couldn't get to him.
I watched it broadcast on my computer. Unbelievable that Branford fire dept dive teams, East Haven and even Guilford sent their guys! They all were so broken hearted to not find him alive. Poor family. I can't imagine.

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The worst devastation a family can endure. There are no words.πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»πŸ™πŸ»

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My heart goes out to the family of this young man and to his friends and classmates..Tragic loss of a young life.May he rest in peace.

Guest

Such a tragedy..our heart goes out to the family and brothers. Our heartfelt prayers go out to the family. G-d bless and watch over his brothers. and parents. Thank you for the grief counseling. Holding grieving friends of theirs with open arms.

Guest

Prayers to the family of this beautiful little boy. Branford is an amazing community. May they find strength through friends and family.

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