Paul Mraz died attempting to save Craig L. Young from drowning, London, Ontario, May 9, 1970. When the beat in which he was riding on the Thames River capsized and sank in deep water, Craig, 10, a non-swimmer, called for help as he struggled to stay afloat. Paul, 14, schoolboy, was on the bank 180 feet away. He took off his shirt, waded into the water, and swam to Craig. The latter put his arms around the neck of Paul; and both were submerged briefly. Paul called for help. With Craig still clinging to the neck of Paul, they went under again. They surfaced together; and when both were submerged a third time, they did not reappear.
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