NY boy, 16, found dead in driveway following after-prom party

23 days ago

Evans Mill news, New York news.

A New York boy was found unresponsive in a driveway after what detectives described as an after-prom party early Sunday morning.

Jordan Drake, 16, was declared dead at Samaritan Medical Center in Watertown shortly after he was found lying in the driveway of a home at around 3:15 a.m.

Police believe Drake was at an after-prom party in the town of Theresa Saturday evening.

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