Teenager Drowns in Wilson Pond
Posted July 19, 2000
WILSON — The parents of a Wilson teenager are mourning their son's death.
Demetrious Johnston, 14, drowned while swimming with a group of friends in a Wilson pond.
Police say the Johnston yelled for help several times. His friends tried to rescue him, but were not successful.
Divers recovered the teen's body about two hours later.