DEDHAM, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Dedham Public Schools have confirmed the teenager who was submerged in a pool at a graduation party last weekend has died.
Alonzo Polk, 17, was pulled from the pool on Sunday at an address on Netta Road before being rushed to a hospital.
Polk was in the Dedham High School Class of 2021.
Dedham Schools said Polk "will be remembered as a kind, personable student, teammate and friend. Alonzo always gave his best and was someone who invariably left others smiling during their interactions. He was a pleasure to know because of his positive attitude and will to succeed."
Criminal charges have been filed. They included furnishing alcohol to persons under 21 and reckless endangerment to a child. No word on who exactly has been charged. The investigation remains ongoing.
Dedham Schools said trauma/crisis specialists will be available, along with Dedham Public Schools staff, at Dedham Town Hall this weekend.