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Teen found dead at apartment complex

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By Rick Williams


July 28, 2008

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - Rescuers have pulled the body of a 17-year-old boy from a pool at the Westwind Apartments in the 2400 block of Dawson Road, about 5:15 Monday afternoon.

Authorities have identified the boy as 17-year-old Raheem Gillon of Crescent city, Florida. Police say he was in Albany visting family.

Police tell us the teen went to the apartment complex swimming pool alone this afternoon and apparently drowned. Family members tell police the teen could not swim.

Police say Gillon was found at the bottom of the pool and had apparently been dead for some time when found.