John Kelly Aiena died attempting to save George D. Comeaux from drowning, Port Arthur, Texas, May 26, 1989. Comeaux, 38, floundered in the waters of a Sabine Lake marina after falling from a breakwater. Fishing nearby from the breakwater, Aiena, 44, chemical plant operator, immediately entered the water for Comeaux and swam about 100 feet to him. He grasped Comeaux and attempted to swim to the breakwater. Comeaux lost consciousness. Pulled from the water shortly by others who had arrived, he was hospitalized but died two days later. Aiena submerged in the waters of the marina. He was recovered about three hours later; he had drowned.
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