Drowning Victim's Family Files $15M Claim Against School District

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Tuesday, December 6, 2011

The family of a boy who drowned during swim class has filed a $15 million claim against the Wenatchee (Wash.) School District. 

Antonio Reyes died last month. His family says he couldn't swim. They want to know why he was allowed in the pool, and how he drowned with so many people around.

"I need the answers. What happened to my son?" said Juan Reyes. 

On Nov. 17, Juan and Filamena Reyes got the terrible news: their son had drowned at school during a gym class, but no one in the class noticed him in trouble.

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