CBS Evening News for Friday, May 13, 1988
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(Studio: Dan Rather) Report introduced.
(DC: Rita Braver) Swimming pool in which Naval recruit Lee William Mirecki died shown at Pensacola Naval Base in Florida. Navy recalled rpting. death as accidental. Family's investigation discoveries listed on screen. [Mirecki's sister Lynn JOHANSEN - says other recruits heard brother scream for help.] [Representative Toby ROTH - comments on demanding investigation.] Swim school noted closed. [JOHANSEN - says would not let brother join Navy now.] Navy officials noted refusing comment and sending one of those accused in Mirecki's death as Naval representative to funeral.
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