Yannick Deumeni Ngaleu died on his 21st birthday after he helped save a child who was caught in a rip current. According to a fundraiser created by Yannick’s family, he was able to successfully help the child get out and went back into the water help the child’s father. After helping the child’s father get out, Yannick disappeared under the water on the afternoon of Monday, June 13th, Yannick’s birthday, at approximately 3pm.
Chief Deputy Coroner Tamara Willard of Myrtle Beach said the body of the 21 year old man was recovered at approximately 3:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 14th. Yannick was a Silver Spring resident who grew up in the area and graduated from Springbrook High School. His brother, Thierry Pouassi Ngaleu, started a fundraiser just over a day ago to help his family send Yannick’s body back to his birthplace of Cameroon. Nearly $30,000 have been raised for the young man who died a hero.
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