FORT FAIRFIELD, Maine (NEWS CENTER) — A mother in Fort Fairfield is still coming to terms with the loss of her 14-year-old son.
Bessie DeWitt Williams' son, Jacob, died on June 10 after drowning in the Aroostook River in Fort Fairfield.
"I used to call him my golden boy," DeWitt Williams said, "he's my golden boy."
DeWitt Williams says she warned Jacob not to play in the river, because she knew he couldn't swim, but he didn't heed her warning.
"He was definitely a fearless boy," DeWitt Williams said.
Friends and classmates say Jacob Williams was adventurous.
DeWitt Williams says proceeds will go toward buying a headstone for her son.
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