Mayor Michael A. Nutter issued the following statement regarding the passing of 7-year-old Jabriel O’Connor:

Philadelphia, July 21, 2013 – “It is with the deepest sadness that I am reporting that Jabriel O’Connor passed away yesterday,” said Mayor Nutter. “Our thoughts and prayers are with Jabriel’s parents, family, friends, and all of the young people present at the Cobb’s Creek Recreation Center on Thursday as they grieve.  The City will continue to provide support services to Jabriel’s family, the camp staff, City employees and community members affected by this tragedy. It is my hope that they can find strength and comfort from the support of their loved ones and the entire Philadelphia community at this difficult time.”

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