Okeechobee County Sheriff's Deputies investigate drowning of 15-year-old boy

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. - The Okeechobee County Sheriff's Office is investigating the drowning of a 15-year-old boy this weekend.

Oquan Reed died on Saturday while on a church group field trip to the "Douglas Rope Swing." When Reed took his turn on the  swing, unfortunately he went under and never came back up, deputies say.

Several people told deputies they tried to rescue Reed, but the water was just too murky and they couldn't find him in time.

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