According to the Montgomery County Police Report, the Montgomery County Precinct 1 Lake Patrol and North Montgomery County Fire Department responded to a drowning on
North Montgomery County Fire Department divers went into the water and located the victim within about 10 minutes. Richoux was then loaded on the fire boat with CPR in progress but was pronounced dead a short time later.
Montgomery County Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack pronounced him dead and ordered Eickenhorst Funeral Directors to transport the victim to the
Richoux graduated from The Woodlands High School in 2011, where he was a star baseball player. He went on to play for
“The Texas Tech baseball program is saddened to learn of the death of former Red Raider baseball student-athlete Elliot Richoux, who passed away Friday in Montgomery Country, just over 10 miles from his hometown of The Woodlands, Texas. Richoux was 21.
"We are extremely saddened to hear this tragic news involving Elliot," head coach Tim Tadlock said. "We want to offer our condolences to his mother, Deborah, and father, David. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this very difficult time."
Richoux played one season with the Red Raiders in 2013 after an All-American campaign at
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