NowdenThe Elmore County Sheriff's Department released the name of the 15-year-old Wetumpka High student who drown Wednesday afternoon.

Sheriff’s Department releases name of drowning victim

Published 8:41am Thursday, June 19, 2014

Shalom Nowden, who was a member of the high school’s wrestling and football teams, was swimming with friends near Corn Creek Park Wednesday afternoon when the swift current swept him under.

His friends saw him go under and tried to rescue him, but they could not.

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