Bonham Teen Drowns in Pond

5-25-05 – Bonham Police are investigating the drowning of a 13-year-old boy in a pond Tuesday night. Police say Brandon Henry Hodge was swimming in a pond near Franklin Street in Bonham with two other boys when he began to struggle.

The other boys tried to help Hodge, but could not pull him out of the water. One child rode his bike to the police department around 8:40 p.m. to get help.

Brandon Hodge was pronounced dead at 11:10 p.m.

The victim’s body has been sent to Dallas for an autopsy.