Loyd Eldridge died attempting to save Perry King, Jr., from drowning, Alexandria, Louisiana, June 12, 1975. While retrieving a fishing-line bobber in Kincaid Lake, Perry, 4, got into difficulty in deep water about 30 feet from the bank and called for help. Eldridge, 25, construction worker, entered the water fully clothed and swam toward Perry, who went under in the murky water. Eldridge then also sank. Both drowned.
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