Teen Drowns in Lake Twitty in Monroe

MONROE, N.C. — Dive team crews have suspended their search for a teen that fell off a boat at Lake Twitty.

Family members tell WCCB, 18-year-old Malique Streater was participating in a fishing tournament with his grandfather when he had a seizure and fell into the water.

Monroe Police suspended the search for the teen around 8:15 p.m. due to lightening in the area.

Police say they will remain on the scene throughout the night and the search will continue at 8 a.m. on Friday.

The victim was a senior at Forest Hills High School.