City reaches $5 million settlement with family of boy who drowned at Carson Beach – The Boston Globe
Attorney’s for Dhar Law held a afternoon press-conference in September 2017 in connection with the tragic death of 7-year-old Kyzr Willis. Family and friends hold pictures of Kyzr, at press event.By Milton J. Valencia GLOBE STAFF APRIL 10, 2018The City of Boston has quietly reached a $5 million settlement with the family of Kyzr Willis, a 7-year-old boy who drowned in July 2016 while attending a city-run summer camp in South Boston, the family’s lawyer said Tuesday. The family had filed a wrongful death suit against the city, saying staff members at the Curley Community Center failed to provide the child with a life jacket — as required by state law — while he played on Carson Beach. Kyzr could not swim.