PEMBROKE, N.Y. (WIVB) — 18-year-old Jacob Minnick of Lockport died Thursday afternoon after drowning in the Tonawanda Creek at Indian Falls in Pembroke.
Emergency dispatchers received a call around 3:46 p.m. reporting that someone had jumped into the water and never resurfaced. Bystanders worked to find the 18-year-old in the water but were unsuccessful.
Around 5:51 p.m. the Batavia Fire Department and Alden FD’s Dive Team found Minnick’s body.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s office is continuing to investigate the drowning.