Four-Year-Old Boy Drowns One Week After Swimming

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Four-Year-Old Boy Drowns One Week After Swimming

By Alex Scott

You read that title correctly. Four-year-old Francisco Delgado III passed away Saturday June 3, 2017 at East Houston Regional Hospital after attempts to resuscitate him were unsuccessful. Medical staff advised that Francisco had died from dry drowning. Over Memorial Day weekend the Delgado family took a trip to Texas City Dike, near Galveston. According to Francisco’s parents, their son complained of an upset stomach after swimming, but showed no other symptoms of serious illness.

Dry Drowning vs. Secondary Drowning

Prior to discovering this story I had never heard of dry or secondary drowning. According to Web MD and, both dry and secondary drowning can occur after inhaling water through the nose or mouth. In cases of dry drowning, the water causes a spasm in the airway, causing it to close up and impact breathing. When this occurs a person’s lungs become unable to extract oxygen from the air. In the case of secondary drowning, this occurs when swimmers have taken water into their lungs. The water builds up over time, eventually causing breathing difficulties.

Due to the still developing lungs and respiratory system, dry and secondary drownings primarily affect children, although there have been adult cases. Symptoms of dry drowning typically occur right after swimming and include trouble breathing, coughing, sleepiness or drop in energy level, irritability, chest pain and vomiting.

According to Dr. James Orlowski of Florida Hospital Tampa, both dry and secondary drownings are very rare and make up only 1% – 2% of all drowning deaths worldwide. It is important to watch for the above-listed warning signs as a dry drowning death can occur within 24 hours of leaving the water.

No Warning Signs

Three days following their son’s death Francisco’s parents sat down for an interview with a local television station. The boy’s father, Francisco Delgado, Jr. told the reporter that his son complained of a stomach ache, but that neither he nor his wife, Tara Delgado, thought much of it. “Little Frankie” (as he is called) then began to exhibit flu-like symptoms.

After a few days of diarrhea and vomiting the parents said their son seemed to be getting better. However, Delgado, Jr. advised that on Saturday morning his son complained of his shoulders hurting before suddenly waking up hours later. The boy’s father stated, “Out of nowhere, he just woke up. He said, ‘ahhh’. He took his last breath and I didn’t know what to do no more.”

Tara Delgado spoke of the attempts made by doctors and paramedics to save her son. “I walked in. I could see him lying there. They were still working on him. I’m screaming, ‘Let me just touch my baby. Maybe he needs his mama’s touch.’” Then, explaining what was told to them by the doctor, Mrs. Delgado stated, “When she (the doctor) came in, she told us it’s what’s called dry drowning. His lungs were full of fluid. There was nothing else they could do for him.”

A Few Questions and Observations

When taking a closer look at this story we once again find ourselves asking whether or not this incident could have been staged in order to garner sympathy from a caring but gullible public. Any story that involves the presumed death of a child is almost guaranteed to illicit empathy, especially from mothers. Due to the perceived emotional impact the viewer becomes focused on the content and is not likely to pick up on inconsistencies within the story’s narrative.

The first thing that I noticed was that, aside from vomiting, Little Frankie displayed none of the symptoms typically found in either dry or secondary drowning. The boy’s father spoke of his son complaining of a stomach ache, but that’s not a symptom either.

The symptoms noted earlier in this article describe both dry and secondary drowning as causing difficulty when breathing, yet at no point was it reported that Little Frankie suffered any problems breathing prior to his being taken to the emergency room. Therefore, it would seem that a diagnosis of dry drowning might have been incorrect.

A Second Opinion

I am fortunate to have a close friend that is a physician whose medical opinion I often call upon regarding stories such as this. Not only is he a physician, but also a lung and respiratory specialist and director of a critical care unit at a large midwestern hospital. Therefore, his opinion regarding this particular story is especially valid.

When asked about Tara Delgado’s behavior with respect to screaming at the hospital staff, my friend commented that most hospitals have a general policy of not allowing non-medical staff into the room during emergency life-saving procedures in order to avoid this very scenario. He further commented, “A screaming, frantic and emotional parent is the last thing the doctors and nurses want to deal with for obvious reasons.”

I next inquired regarding Mrs. Delgado’s advising the hospital doctor telling her an immediate diagnosis of dry drowning. Although my friend did state that he would need to know all of the specific information made available to staff at the time of Little Frankie’s being admitted, he did advise that this seemed like a rather quick and hasty diagnosis. Typically, such a diagnosis could not be determined with certainty without further medical inquiry and postmortem examination. The cause of sudden deaths, and their confirmation, are often only found at time of autopsy.

Lastly, I asked my friend if it was typical for a case of dry drowning to present one whole week after the patient had gone swimming. While he did confirm my earlier findings that stated dry drowning usually presents within 24 hours, he further speculated that the young man likely developed pneumonia following the aspiration of lake water into the patient’s lungs. However, I found no reports that mention the boy having developed pneumonia.

We might also presume that since an entire week had passed since Little Frankie had gone swimming, it is not likely that the parents informed the doctors of this fact. It is highly unlikely that either parent believed their son’s having a swim a week prior could have contributed to his death.

Interview Analysis

Below is a link to the local ABC affiliate story which also includes the video interview given by Mr. & Mrs. Delgado. Once again we find inconsistencies typical of a staged or fabricated event.

Here is the link.

As we watch the couple tell their story we notice that both seem to convey a forced sense of shock and disbelief. It does not seem genuine. Most notable is that we see no real tears from either parent. The sudden loss of a child is particularly devastating. After just 72 hours following a child’s passing, the typical parent would find it nearly impossible to contain their grief.

Francisco Delgado, Jr. appears to be using a fairly effective tactic. For a good portion of the interview he keeps his face covered with his hands and appears to be crying uncontrollably. This is done in an attempt to make the viewer perceive his immense sorrow. However, when Mr. Delgado removes his hands to talk for the camera we find no signs of crying – no tears, no red or swollen eyes, etc.

Similarly, Tara Delgado gives an unconvincing performance. At one point she even appears to look to someone off camera for possible affirmation that she is following the script. Like her husband, Mrs. Delgado’s emotions are not consistent with that of a grieving parent. Telling the viewers what a wonderful and sweet boy her son was she never once sheds a single tear.

What we should see from this couple are swollen eyes, extreme stress fatigue and tiredness, unkempt appearance and most of all…tears. Instead, what we see are two parents who look refreshed, well-rested, alert and coherent. They are also well-spoken. Parents who have truly lost a child as the result of a sudden and unexpected illness find it difficult to find the words to adequately express their anguish. It is also astonishing that these parents would grant such a lengthy and well coordinated interview in the first place. A typical parent would likely be too devastated to even consider granting such an interview due to the deeply personal circumstances such a death presents.

Also, as you look around the room, you see several family members present meant to convey a sense of emotional support being given to the parents. However, they too appear not to shed any tears or show typical emotions normally associated with the grieving process.

When you discard the emotional impact created from portraying parents and family members as shocked and sadden what you find is nothing more than just that, created and manufactured emotional impact. This was all set up, orchestrated and acted out according to a script. This formula works very well. The average person is almost always taken in because most people have a great capacity for empathy and a caring heart and this story tugs at the heartstrings.

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words

The first impression we get when viewing the above photo is that of a happy four-year-old who loves baseball. However, upon closer analysis, we find something somewhat disturbing. Does this look like a pose that a typical four-year-old would display? Notice his hands are forming what is commonly known as “devil’s horns”, or the sign of Baphomet. Seems like an odd gesture for a boy of that age to be making, doesn’t it? This type of hand gesture is normally associated with satanism, masonry and the illuminati. It is often displayed by members of the elite class as well as political leaders, Hollywood actors, popular artists in the music industry, etc. Here are just a few examples.


It is widely known that many political leaders and members of the entertainment industry have literally sold their souls for fame and fortune. Although this particular article is not about the multi-faceted aspects of satanism and the illuminati, I nevertheless felt it important to touch on the subject given the bizarre hand sign displayed by Little Frankie Delgado.

It is also important to mention that the use of this hand sign can also be inserted as a signal to those “in the know” that an event has been staged. It’s a kind of “calling card”, if you will. There is a strong belief among researchers who look into these types of events that the perpetrators have to give us subtle clues as to what they are doing. Think of it as karmic in nature.

As we look again at Little Frankie’s baseball photo we also observe the peculiar arm placement of the young boy, which looks very much like a gang sign. Again, it’s just weird. Where does a four-year-old boy learn about gang signs and, more importantly, from whom?

Follow the Money

Lastly, there is another common indicator that is often found when a particular event is suspected of having been fabricated – one that should raise a red flag when discovered. Go Fund Me accounts have been directly tied to nearly every false flag event.


As is typical, the Go Fund Me account for Francisco Delgado III was posted less than 24 hours following the boy’s death. Personally, I find it hard to believe that a grieving family’s first thought after the sudden, unexpected and horrific death of a loved one would be to immediately open a Go Fund Me account, yet we find them again and again.

So many times we find that these accounts have been opened on the same day, or the day following a tragic death, mass shooting, suicide bombing or any other type of attack. In the case of the Sandy Hook School Shooting on December 14, 2012 we found that donation sites were actually the day before the shooting occurred! But I’m sure that was just a coincidence.

Just as we have seen with Sandy Hook, the Boston Bombing, the Pulse Nightclub Shooting and many others, fabricated and staged events have the potential to generate millions of dollars in the form of donations from those who believe the event is real. The people who set up these sites know full well that many sympathetic Americans will feel compelled to donate. It’s a form of fraud and absolutely reprehensible.

Final Thoughts

The purpose in my bringing you stories such as this is to hopefully shine a light and expose the massive fraud and outright lies that continue to be perpetrated against us by the corporate power structure. The misplaced meme and psychological operation known as “fake news” has been cleverly orchestrated by our corporate controllers and their sycophants in the mainstream media. They must keep us divided in order to hide the truth from the masses. In that respect they have been enormously successful. It is they who actually bring us the fake news and more and more of us are waking up to this fact. Just think of all the good that could be bestowed upon humanity if they only used their power for benevolent purposes.


  • Steven
    June 10, 2017, 5:47 pm  Reply

    My question is, what is the motive behind this one? Apart from the GoFundMe, there’s no call for gun control or limiting free speech

    • June 11, 2017, 10:29 pm

      You’re correct, Steven. The motive here isn’t as clear as many of their other staged frauds. It is important though not to get side-tracked with having to always find an obvious motive to every story. Just because we do not see a motive doesn’t mean that we aren’t still being lied to. It’s not so much about the “why?”. It’s always about the lie!

  • nina
    June 19, 2017, 12:16 am  Reply

    Well, this will keep parents in fear when their kids takes a swim. Fear is always good… How about checking all these Gofundme pages for fake stories, that seems to be a great place.

  • June 19, 2017, 12:35 pm  Reply

    Hi, Nina. I have thought about going trough the various Go Fund Me pages. However, there are already so many fake stories in the news everyday that I have a hard time deciding what to write about as it is (lol).

    • nina
      June 19, 2017, 7:32 pm

      Hi! It pisses me off so much to see these newsanchors just lie every day. Have you seen all these Walmarts that are closing one by one? It’s disturbing to see all those tankers and military”stuff” by the closed Walmarts and all the cameras and wires on rooftops around it. It gives me the creeps.

  • Lucy
    September 18, 2017, 10:52 pm  Reply

    I hate to say it, but I suspect murder. Satanists are involved in child sacrifice and they would need to create a “cover story” for their crime.

    They consider it “magick” to fool the public. Plus they can “make a killing” in Go Fund Me dough.

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