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Teen drowns at New Jersey sweet 16 party

Friday, December 14, 2012

There's a demand for answers from the parents of a teenager who drowned at a friend's sweet 16 party.

A wake was held in Washington Heights for 17-year-old Darnell Mickens of Harlem. He will be laid to rest Friday.

He was at a party in West Milford, New Jersey, on Saturday with classmates when he was found in the home's indoor pool.

West Milford police are treating it as an accident, and they say no alcohol was found near the pool.

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