His friends told News 8 that White could not swim.
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Around 7:15 p.m., his friends and family gathered at Keney Park for a candlelight prayer vigil.
"He loves everyone. He loves his friends and his family. There's not one person he won't love. If you had the pleasure to meet him, I promise you, you would have felt the same way," stated White's cousin, LaKeisha Dunn.
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A surveillance system to alert police to pool trespassers was broken at the time. It has since been fixed.
Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin has directed staff to develop policies about the maintenance of city-owned security systems.
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