MEMPHIS, Tenn. — A 17-year-old is dead after he was pulled from a pond in the 2700 block of Battle Creek Drive in Raleigh.
The Memphis Fire Department said a Memphis Light, Gas and Water employee was doing routine electrical work when they spotted someone in the pond around 8 a.m. Friday. The teen was pulled from the water and pronounced dead on the scene.
Police identified the victim as 17-year-old Rosevelt Davis on Saturday. Family on social media said Davis was from California and visiting family in Memphis.
Police had issued a city watch alert for Davis on Thursday.
At this time, it’s unclear if foul play is involved.
This is an ongoing investigation, and Davis’ cause of death is currently undetermined.
MPD had issued a City Watch Alert for Davis Wednesday.
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