06/08/2011

Police assist, then honor girl who saves dying boy

Roanoke County officials nearby said she helped save a drowning boy

By Jordan Fifer
The Roanoke Times

ROANOKE, Va. — Julianna Marquez, 9, knew something was wrong. It was late afternoon on a hot June day, and no one else — not even the adults — seemed to notice the little boy face-down on the bottom of the apartment complex swimming pool.