Near drowning victim found at Twin Bridges Park has died at the hospital

Posted: 4:33 PM, May 28, 2018
Updated: 2018-05-29 15:20:41Z

The 19-year-old man who was pulled out of the Twin Bridges Park on Lake Waco Monday afternoon died in the hospital according to officials.

McLennan County Justice of the Peace Dianne Hensley pronounced the victim dead at 4:24 p.m. Hensley identified the 19-year-old as Christopher Wayne Sharp. 

Sgt. Patrick Swanton of the Waco Police Department said the victim swam out past the safe swimming area and went underwater. The Waco Fire Department located the man and was taken to Baylor Scott and White Hillcrest.

Waco Police Department and the Waco Fire Department were there on the scene, the man was in critical condition when he was pulled out.

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