Teen Drowning Death

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A White County teen drowned over the weekend.

Sheriff’s officials say around 5:50pm Friday afternoon, it was reported to the White County 911 Dispatch Center that a teenage boy had fallen out of a boat at Bald Knob Lake. The caller stated that they could see the boat out on the lake but could not locate the boy.

White County Sheriff’s Deputies and Search and Rescue Dive Team, along with Survival Flight 6, Bald Knob Police, NorthStar EMS, and Arkansas Game and Fish Commission Officers all responded to the area.

After several hours of searching, 15-year old Ethan Dwayne Martin, of Judsonia, was found in Bald Knob Lake where he had drown.

The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is investigating this boating accident.

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