Dead in the cold

Dead In The Cold
Nebraska teen dies after being found shirtless and unconscious in the snow after sneaking out to a party.

(WOWT) Police in Fremont, Nebraska say a 16-year-old Jaime Valdez has died after being hospitalized for possible cold exposure Sunday morning. The low that morning was 6 degrees, with wind chills as low as -7.

Jaime’s sister, Yesenia Valdez says that Jaime and his 12 year-old brother snuck out of their home Saturday night to go to a college party.

After discovering the boys were gone, Jaime’s mother began looking for them.

Just past 2:00 a.m. police found Jaime’s younger brother passed out in the snow. He was taken to the hospital treated and released.

But Jaime wasn’t found until after 7:00 a.m. “I saw my brother laying there, and I just ran over, and I just grabbed him and I started yelling, ‘Jaime’ and I am just like, ‘Wake up.’ And he wouldn’t,” cried Yesenia.

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