Updated January 10, 2015: The drowning victim is identified as 7 year-old Zae’ Quan Antonio White of Southeast Washington, DC. The three officers who assisted in pulling the victim from the water are Police Officer Dale Sollars, Police Officer First Class Brendan Taylor and Police Officer Melvin Fulton.
The preliminary investigation suggests the child was playing in the area and walked onto the ice-covered pond. The ice gave way and the boy fell in.
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