WFISD community mourns loss of McNiel Middle School student

Local News

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita Falls Independent School District officials, teachers and students are mourning the loss of Keyanna Jones, a seventh-grade student at McNiel Middle School.

District officials said Jones passed away this week. According to a GoFundMe page set up by Jones’ mother, Jones had an asthma attack on Wednesday, April 21 that lead to a seizure, causing Jones to go into cardiac arrest.

Jones enjoyed playing basketball and helping her mom cook, and her teachers remember her fondly as a student who was always laughing and smiling.

Please find a statement from WFISD below:

District officials said counselors will be available at McNiel Middle School through the rest of the week to assist students and staff as needed.

A GoFundMe account has been set up to offset medical costs.

Copyright 2021 Nexstar Media Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Don't Miss

Trending Stories

Report It

Latest News

More Local News