St. Martin Parish boy awarded for saving baby from drowning

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ST. MARTIN PARISH, La. (KLFY)-  A St. Martin Parish boy was honored by the St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office for preventing his baby sister from drowning. 

Alexander Mcgee, 6, received the Lifesaving Award by SMPSO deputy Baily Romero on Friday.  St. Martin Parish Sheriff’s Office spokesperson Maj. Ginny Higgins said in late May, McGee’s 2-year-old sister fell in the pool. The boy alerted his mother and prevented what could have been a tragedy, Higgins said. 

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