Texas Worker Drowns While Trying To Cool Off

Cameron Fairchild
July 19, 2018 - 7:55 am

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LITTLE ELM (1080 KRLD) - Heat may have played role in a North Texas man's death yesterday.

Accordiing to reports, Cesar Sanchez-Torres was working his construction job in Denton County when he and his co-workers took a break and went for a swim in a nearby retention pond.

The Medical Examiner has not yet determined a cause of death, but witnesses say Sanchez-Torres cramped up almost immediately and went under water.

His body was recovered by the Little Elm Fire Department.