A 13-year-old boy was found dead in the pool at the at the Woodridge Apartments on Yateswood Drive in Charlotte, North Carolina, Saturday evening.
The deceased has been identified as Abishek Tamang, a grade six student at Albemarle Road Middle School.
“We extend out deepest sympathy and condolence to the bereaved family and hope that, with out supports and help, they would get enough strength to overcome this grief,” Hasta Pradhan, chairperson of Bhutanese Community Association of Charlotte (BCAC), said in his Facebook status.
The organization also requested Bhutanese families in and around Charlotte areas to make financial contribution to support the family.
Dozens of Charlotte Bhutanese joined the Tamang family during cremation of the dead body earlier today. The Tamang family was resettled in Charlotte in February last year.
The story was updated at 7:00 pm