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March 23rd, 2009
Sewell drowning victim identified

 

Tam Mhin Tran. Photo courtesy of Texas State.

STAFF REPORT

The man who drowned in Sewell Park on March 20, has been identified as Tam Mhin Tran, a 24-year-old Texas State student.

Tran was last seen swimming in Sewell Park. An onlooker discovered him at the bottom of water that was 10-12 feet deep. Efforts to resuscitate Tran at the scene were unsuccessful, and he was pronounced dead later that afternoon at Central Texas Medical Center (CTMC).

Tran, a junior, was majoring in mathematics, with a minor in computer science. A resident of Comanche Hills Apartments, Tran enrolled at Texas State in fall 2008 after transferring from Galveston College. He graduated from Ball High School in Galveston.

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