FRANKFORT, Ind. (WISH) – Frankfort’s mayor has ordered the community pool to be closed for the remainder of the summer.
The closure comes after 15-year-old Adrian Alanis drowned in the TPA Swimming Pool on Monday.
Mayor Chris McBarnes released the following statement Wednesday, “In the wake of this tragedy, a comprehensive review of pool operations is being implemented, including reinforced safety measures, additional training for all lifeguards and pool staff and a review of the working mechanisms of the pool itself. These steps are being undertaken to help ensure the safe operation of the TPA Pool in the future and the safety and enjoyment of all who visit this recreational facility.”
The TPA Swimming Pool closure goes into effect immediately.