Police log: Boy dies after pool accident

Jun. 15, 2014 @ 07:08 PM

Boy dies after pool accident

DURHAM -- Durham Police are investigating the drowning death of Jamarcus Graham, 7, of Goldsboro.

Authorities said he died Sunday morning at Duke Medical Center.

Just before 3 p.m. Saturday, police responded to a call on the 3000 block of Copper Leaf Parkway of a child found floating in the pool. Bystanders were able to pull him out and perform CPR while waiting for emergency personnel to arrive.

He was in critical condition Saturday night.

Police are investigating the circumstances of his death

In other news

-- William Williams, 29, of Piney Gap Drive was arrested on Sunday for one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon. According to his arrest warrant, Williams allegedly stole $280 worth of cash and possessions. The warrant alleges he took a Blackberry cellphone, a gold necklace, a credit card, car keys and $100 in cash. He allegedly threatened the victim with a dark-colored semi-automatic handgun. Williams is in the Durham County Jail under a $350,000 bond.

-- Nathaniel Nelson, 29, of Quartz Drive was arrested Sunday with one count each of communicating threats and resisting arrest.  According to Durham County records, Nelson allegedly was on scene at an investigation of a domestic dispute Saturday night. While the investigation was happening police say Nelson cursed at them and refused arrest. Records also show he threatened the officers during the arrest. He is in the Durham County Jail without bond.

-- Brittany McCabe, 28, was arrested Saturday with one count of robbery with a dangerous weapon. A Durham County arrest warrant alleges McCabe stole $400 and threatened a victim with an “unidentified cold metal object” on June 1. She was also arrested on charges of misdemeanor larceny, two counts of obtaining property under false pretenses, one count of possession of stolen goods, one count of resisting and one count of uttering forged instrument. She is in custody at the Durham County Jail under a $262,000 bond. 

Lauren Horsch is the police reporter for The Herald-Sun. She can be reached at 919-419-6646, or by email at lhorsch@heraldsun.com. You can follow her on Twitter at @LaurenHorsch.