SPOTSYLVANIA COUNTY, VA. (THECOUNT) — Virginia teen, Gabe Henderson, has been identified as the victim in a tragic Monday boating accident

Henderson, a star student-athlete at Deep Run High School, was killed Monday in a boating accident on Lake Anna, near Spotsylvania Courthouse.


According to reports, Henderson was boating along with three other unidentified teenagers, when the boat capsized for unknown reasons.

The other teenagers aboard were able to swim to shore.

Henderson’s body was recovered from the water Monday night, the Department of Game and Inland Fisheries confirmed.

The cause of the incident remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Spotsylvania Courthouse is a census-designated place and the county seat of Spotsylvania County, Virginia, located 10 miles southwest of Fredericksburg. Recognized by the U.S. Census Bureau as a census designated place, the population was 4,239 at the 2010 census – Wikipedia.