Identity of Drowned Belton High School Student Released
Temple police have released the name of a Belton High School student who drowned in Lake Belton Monday afternoon.
18-year-old German Andreas Martinez-Bazan II was swimming with friends near Temple Lake Park when he went missing. Witnesses said they saw him submerge, but he never came back up.
His body was discovered at 3:16 PM Monday, and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
Martinez-Bazan was participating in Belton High's traditional Senior Skip Day, on which graduating seniors have the option of staying home from school or going on a school sanctioned field trip to Summer Fun Water Park in Belton.