• Denton Police Department

Unconscious Person Call

DENTON, TX, Aug. 13, 2020 – On Thursday, Aug. 13 at approximately 8:04 a.m., Denton Public Safety Dispatch received a call regarding an unconscious person at South Lakes Park in the 500 block of Hobson Lane.

A 17-year-old male was found unconscious and unresponsive after a run at the park. Witnesses began administering CPR. Denton Fire/Rescue transported the individual to a local hospital with CPR still in progress. Despite life-saving measures, he was pronounced deceased at the hospital.

The male has been identified as a student in the Denton Independent School District (DISD). The Denton Police Department and DISD are working together to make available crisis counselors for those affected by this tragedy. Our hearts go out to the entire DISD family, as well as the student, and their friends and family.

Contact: Amy Cunningham, (940) 349-8558, DentonPD.MediaRelations@cityofdenton.com

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