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Boy Dies After Suffering Cardiac Arrest at Fino Field Pool in Milford

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help support the family.

Alexander Cora. Credit: gofundme.com/b6ow74
Alexander Cora. Credit: gofundme.com/b6ow74

A 10-year-old boy who went into cardiac arrest at the Fino Field Pool in Milford on Sunday has succumbed to his injuries, according to Milford police. 

The boy, identified Monday as Alexander Cora, reportedly went into cardiac arrest on Sunday afternoon while taking a swimming test at the pool on Granite Street. 

Cora was later determined to have an undiagnosed heart condition, according to MyFoxBoston. He was a resident of Blackstone, according to Telegram.com.

The Milford Police Department issued the following statement late Tuesday night:  

"It is with the deepest regret and sympathy that the men and women of the Milford Police and Fire Departments express our recognition of the tragic loss of Alexander Cora who succumbed to his injuries from an incident at the Fino Field Pool on Sunday. We regret it may appear that we are delayed in expressing our thoughts, but we continue in fulfillment of our professional responsibilities to Alexander and the tragic loss of 18-year-old Nentor Dahn who drowned on the same day in a quarry in Milford."

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help with the family's costs of services and other related fees. As of Wednesday morning, the effort had raised $5,315, exceeding its  goal of $5,000.

To donate, click here

Marsha Smith July 09, 2014 at 09:00 AM
It is run by his family.
MilfordMomof3 July 09, 2014 at 02:04 PM
Thank you! I wanted to make sure before donating. Had an issue once before donating to one that was not legit.
Mike July 09, 2014 at 04:36 PM
I just found a second go fund me for Alex looking for 15k, is it legit? http://www.gofundme.com/b6t0w4
Andie July 10, 2014 at 07:41 AM
I saw that too Mike. I would go with the one that his aunt set up. Someone from FB questioned Heather Cardy about her page also. I am confused though about the initial amount. The goal was $5,000 and I see that $7,405 is 75% of it's goal. When did it change? Or is it common practice of Go Fund Me to up the goal if the original one was met? I know that funerals costs a lot more than 5k so the family could use the $$. But if the other Go Fund Me page is legit and they collect 15k I would question where your money is going.
kalman berke July 10, 2014 at 09:04 AM
Why is there a "goal"? That is even fishier.

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