George James Pinlac died attempting to save Oudome A. Prasong from drowning, Winnipeg Beach, Manitoba, July 9, 1995. Oudome, 15, was playing with others in wadable water of Lake Winnipeg, not far from shore. When he went into deeper water to retrieve a ball, he experienced difficulty swimming, and he shouted for help. A member of another party nearby in wadable water, George, 15, student, swam to Oudome. The boys made contact but submerged shortly and were not seen alive again. Their bodies were recovered the next day.
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