Cleburne: Teenage girl who drowned in area lake identified

Lake Whitney Dam (U.S. Army Corps of Engineers photo/file)

CLEBURNE, Texas (KWTX) Authorities Friday identified a girl who drowned Monday evening while swimming in an area lake as Stacie Bradshaw, 13, of Whitney.

The drowning was reported at around 6 p.m. Monday at Cedar Creek Park.

Witnesses told deputies that several children were swimming in the lake when Bradshaw went under and then failed to surface.

The girl's body was recovered at around 7 p.m. Monday.

Services for the girl were Friday morning at the Cornerstone Pentecostal Church of God in Cleburne.

Burial followed at Faulkenberry Cemetery.