How far would you go for your family? One Minnesota dad has been described as making the ultimate sacrifice after diving into a dangerous lake to save his son from drowning. Christopher Schultz drowned saving his son after he fell into the dangerous waters of Detroit Lakes and made sure his son was rescued before succumbing to the fast-moving current.
Local Sheriff, Todd Glander praised the 31-year-old father for his speedy actions after the three-year-old fell from a bridge crossing Detroit Lakes. Witnesses reported Schultz did not hesitate following his son’s fall and dove in after the little boy.
Could you have done the same for your child if they were in a life-threatening position and were on the verge of losing their life? Charles Schultz has been praised as the ultimate hero by witnesses, friends, and family for the way he reacted to the danger his son was placed in.
One witness revealed the little boy fell into a particularly dangerous section of Detroit Lakes with his father immediately jumping into the water after him.
The witness explained Charles Schultz found the boy quickly and raised him up above the water until local residents and a group of witnesses rescued the boy from his father’s arms. Witnesses to the devastating event revealed the father had already begun to struggle to remain above water before his son was rescued.
Unfortunately, Charles Schultz slid beneath the waters after passing his son to rescuers and did not resurface. Can you believe the sacrifice the father made for his son in making sure he lived while the father died keeping his family safe?
Sadly, the body of Charles Schultz was found around 45 minutes later. Now, tributes are flooding in for the courageous father on Facebook and from those who witnessed the tragic accident.
If you are touched by this tragic accident and would like to let your friends know about the heroic acts of this Minnesota Dad you should direct them towards this article. Make sure to keep Charles Schultz in your thoughts and prayers.