NJ teen drowned in CA pool on school trip

The News Leader

March 27, 2011 6:14:02 AM PDT
More details have been released in the tragic drowning of a Newark teenager who died in California.

16-year-old Shaunakaye Williams was in Long Beach with fellow students from West Side High School to compete in a science competition involving robotics.

On Friday night, paramedics were called to her hotel.

They found her unconscious on the side of the hotel's pool as friends tried to revive her.

West Side High is providing support to parents, the student body and staff.

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