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.