Identity of Drowning victim in Ward County released

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

We now know the name of the Pecos girl who drowned over the weekend.

The Ward County Sheriff's Office has identified the victim as 11 year old Dulce Hinojos.

Investigators say Dulce drowned at an annual church swimming party around seven Saturday night.

Deputies say adults were supervising it.

The Ward County Sheriffs Office is investigating how it happened.

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