Family members of a twelve year old boy who suddenly passed away on Grand Cay are sharing their grief and memories.

Deorily Mcintosh Jr. died on March 18th while playing basketball with friends. His mother recounted to ZNS News, “they was playing ball having a you know back and forth and he threw the ball back and he tell them hold on give him a minute. And then he went and he sat down and he laid back and that was it.”

Schoolmates of young Deorily paid tribute to him in a video. His coach at Grand Cay All Age School also spoke highly of him.

Deorily’s grandmother says that she thanks God for him and that she is hurting but smiling.

An autopsy of the body is scheduled to determine the cause of death.