Suffield Academy Student Dies

Suffield Academy is mourning the loss of a student who died Friday after being pulled from the school pool on Wednesday.

According to Suffield Academy Headmaster Charlie Cahn, 14-year-old Iheanyichukwu Anyanwu died two days after he was pulled from the school swimming pool.

Anyanwu, of Irvingston, N.J. was participating in a supervised swim time at the school. An instructor pulled him from the pool and performed CPR.

Anyanwu was transported to Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, MA on Wednesday night. He was pronounced dead on Friday.

Cahn said in a statement that the school is in shock and devastated at the loss of an exceptional young man.

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