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Man Who Died During Rescue Attempt Laid to Rest

Updated: Thursday, February 14 2013, 08:19 PM EST
COLUMBUS -- A hero was laid to rest Thursday, as central Ohioans gathered to celebrate a man who gave his life trying to save a small boy.

James Jenkins died on February 7 after rushing into an apartment complex's retention pond in an attempt to rescue 5-year-old Elijah Walker, who had fallen into the freezing water. Walker died 3 days later.

Watch the video player above for Mike McCarthy's report.

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Reporter: Mike McCarthy
Web Producer: Ken HinesMan Who Died During Rescue Attempt Laid to Rest


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