UPDATE: Clovis boy who contracted cholera from pond has died

UPDATE: Clovis boy who contracted cholera from pond has died

CLOVIS, N.M. (KFDA) - Updated 7/16, 11:23 p.m.:

The 12-year-old Clovis boy who contracted cholera in a pond has died.

Gevion "G" Lewis was rescued from drowning in Hillcrest Pond by first responders on July 4th.

He was in a Lubbock hospital in critical condition after the incident.

A GoFundMe account has now been set up to help his family with funeral expenses.

If you would like to donate to the cause, click here.

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A 12 year-old boy is in critical condition after nearly drowning Tuesday.

At 2:04 p.m. Clovis police and EMS were dispatched to 1201 North Sycamore Street, Hillcrest Park in reference to a near-drowning victim.

When they arrived, they attempted to recover the 12-year-old boy who was submerged under water in a park.

The child was stabilized and transported to a Lubbock pediatric intensive care unit, and is listed in critical condition.

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