James Jenkins

A Columbus man who drowned trying to save a boy from a frozen pond has been awarded the Carnegie Medal for heroism.

Attempted Child Rescuer Laid To Rest

Feb 15, 2013

Columbus police provided a funeral escort yesterday for a man who died trying to save a child from an icy pond on the far east side last week.

Columbus Fire officials say a man died last night after trying to save a child from a pond at an apartment complex near Eastland Mall.