Mother sues school district after son dies on a class trip in Belize

Adell Jackson is taking legal action after her 14-year-old son, Tomari Jackson, died while on a class trip to Belize last year.
3:23 | 04/21/17

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Now with that ABC news exclusive a mother is urgent warning to parents after her son died on a school trip. Fourteen year old mare Jackson drowned while visiting Belize with his high school classmates. ABC's you've eaten as is here with more on this very sad story good morning to ask Amy good morning few this was a trip to paradise the video shot from his camera when he and the others went swimming. In a wild river we should tell you it is difficult to watch so we're only showing you parts of it. But the mother wants to share this painful video because she says she doesn't want this to ever happen. To another kept. Fourteen year old high school student to Mari Jackson and more than. Thirty biology students went on the trip of a lifetime to police in February last year but to Mari drowned in a river. Any respect I have for that school is gone. It's gone. Just because of the planet that. No information was offered. And then. To see what actually happened for fourteen months to Mori's mother Adele says nobody would tell or how he drowned. But it turns out to Mori was wearing a small camera on his. Now I'm able to fill in the camps. And see for myself okay this is really what. Watch from two Maurice point of view as he rinses his shoes in the river and walks toward the shore later he's back in the river. Their blurred put these are the other students and six chat rooms swimming around him to Mario appears to be struggling his hand reaching out for rock. ABC news is not showing the rest of the video it it you can hear two more call out for help. Three times the others just feet away his mom now suing the school district and the local sanctuary monkey today. Nothing can it takes seconds to extend a hand and pull someone up. So then we'll multiple opportunities. To city and the chaperones are in his plain view and they do nothing. They should read watching every single child can forgive me and this is unacceptable but Dell's lawyer CK hocker says no one you to Mari was missing until it was too late. His body found the next day it took an hour for them to realize to moderate. Who was the only African American boy on that trip was missing and so they must not have been paying attention. This morning the Cobb County school district tells ABC news we cannot comment on pending litigation the monkey bay sanctuary says in part. All of us continue to greet the tragic loss of Tamar Jackson. So many students. Across this country take international troops what is your message to other parents trust no one. To marry me being an afterthought to many but to me he was everything. A strong mother right there you can read the sanctuaries full statement on our website right now. Now Dell bought back camera for Tamar right before the class trip the US State Department said the tour after receiving it from the sanctuary and beliefs. While she says no one spoke up for him after his death she believes to Mari has spoken for himself. With this city and that video so telling you she conceded chaperones right there won't did does the family say the chaperones were doing. While they're subtle astronomy what they believe that they were just swimming around and not taking care of those kids they say the video back some. Jia thanks so much certainly an incredibly tragic story.

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