Cristofer Acosta-Farias Death – The death of a teenager at a Georgia lake on Friday, July 24, marks the fourth drowning accident in the lake this month of July.
The victim has been identified as 17-year-old Cristofer Acosta-Farias, of Gainesville, Ga. This release was made on Sunday, July 26.
According to the Gainesville Times reports, Cristofer was swimming in Lake Lanier on Friday afternoon when he disappeared from view.
Cristofer ‘s body was found in a part of the lake that is 27 feet deep by the Hall County Fire personnel after being called to Balus Creek Park on the lake, says the paper.
According to the spokesman for the Georgia Department of Natural Resources while reporting to the paper said the searchers used sonar to find the boy.
Before his demise, Cristofer was a member of the band at West Hall High School in Gainesville, says the paper.
A GoFundMe account has been created for Cristofer. The organizer of the GoFundMe page for the boy’s family said, “Everyone knew him to be a kind and loving person. He always knew how to make us laugh and bring joy to our lives.”