The family of Joshua Sanchez, the 5-year-old child who nearly drowned Wednesday in an accident at Barranca Mesa Pool, issued the following statement to the community:
The family of Joshua Sanchez would like to thank everyone for all their thoughts and prayers. A special thank you goes out to the rescue staff at Barranca Mesa pool, the Los Alamos Fire and Police Departments, the Santa Fe Police Department, the emergency room staff at Los Alamos Medical Center, the Life Flight crew and paramedics, and everyone at the UNM Pediatric ICU.
The family asks that everyone continue sending prayers and continue to respect the family’s privacy. Please understand that our focus as a family of faith is Joshua’s recovery.