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Teenager drowns after falling into sea at pier

Date
11/01/2004
What Happened
Person overboard/swept away/fell in the water
What Caused
Human factor
Casualty type/Qty
Casualty
Gender
Male
Causal Factors
Adverse current
Injury Details
Drowning
Outcome
Accident suspected
Alcohol/Drugs
N/A

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Description of Incident
The body of County Down schoolboy Jordan Murdock is to be returned to his family after being formally identified on Monday. The teenager fell into the sea at Killough pier on 11 January. His body was found off the County Down coast on Sunday. The 14-year-old schoolboy was pulled under the water by strong currents as members of his family watched helplessly from the shore. A woman walking her dog made the discovery shortly before 1100 GMT on Sunday, near an old sewage pipe a short distance from where the teenager had disappeared. Jordan's aunt, Mary Murdock, said the family had endured a
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/northern_ireland/3449261.stm

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