Boy dead after drowning in waters off Staten Island

June 6, 2012 4:13:45 AM PDT
A 15-year-old boy is dead after drowning in the waters off Staten Island.

Rescuers pulled Vaughan Mitchell out of the water Wednesday afternoon in New Brighton.

Police say Mitchell was with friends when he ran through a hole in the fence and jumped off a pier near Richmond Terrace and Jersey Street.

He was pulled under by the current and never resurfaced.

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