Teen dies after heavy drinking in Beaufort; 25-year-old arrested in case

Trong Duc Le , 25, of Burton
William Thompson, 18, died Sunday morning after attending a house party on Parris Island Gateway.
William Thompson, 18, died Sunday morning after attending a house party on Parris Island Gateway.

BEAUFORT, S.C. (WSAV) — An arrest has made in the death of 18-year-old William Thompson.

Thompson died after a house party on Parris Island Gateway in April.

The autopsy showed Thompson died of “toxic effects” of alcohol.

Police now say 25-year-old Trong Duc Le of Burton provided alcohol to minors at that party.

Le turned himself in Friday. He is charged with involuntary manslaughter.

He is being held at the Beaufort County Detention Center. Bond has not been set.

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