Life jackets left in honor of six-year-old who drowned in the Chattahoochee River


COLUMBUS, Ala. (WDHN) — A Columbus man paid tribute to a six-year-old boy who died in the Chattahoochee River by leaving life jackets in his honor.

Jeremiah Henderson died after falling into the river near Columbus Sunday.

To pay respects to the little boy and promote safety around water, David Redding and his friend Kit Brown are leaving “Jeremiah’s Jackets” for people to use.

“I love that my husband David C Redding and good friend Kit Brown have caring hearts for others,” said Guinevere Redding, David Redding’s wife.

A memorial service for Jeremiah will be held on July 13 at 1:00 p.m. in Dothan. He will be laid to rest tomorrow.

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