ECSO investigating drowning


The Ector County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after a woman drown over the Memorial Day weekend. 

Officials say Tuesday afternoon, Deputies with the ECSO were called to the 17000 block of Zinnia Avenue in Gardendale about the drowning. 

At the scene, 18-year-old Skylyn LaRae Duke was transported to Medical Center Hospital and was later pronounced dead by medical personnel, according to a release. 

Her body has since been sent to Tarrant County for an autopsy. 

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