Star Staff Reports
Sunday tragedy struck a Shelby County family with the passing of a 10-year-old boy.
In North Shelby County, brother and sister Benjamin and Abigail Luckett fell into an icy pond near their home. Benjamin died saving his sister from the freezing water. Abigail is currently recovering at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis.
According to reports, Benjamin jumped into the pond after his sister. Their other sibling ran back to the house for help during the incident.
Firefighters responded to the call Sunday on Brunswick Road just outside of Millington. Later the 10-year-old was announced died and his sister was taken to the hospital in Memphis.