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Zachi Telesha, 11, loses battle with cancer

By Katie Shank, Senior Producer, KShank@wfmz.com
Published On: Apr 29 2013 03:34:32 PM CDT
Updated On: Apr 30 2013 05:26:33 AM CDT

A young boy who was profiled in a 69 News story last year has lost his battle with cancer.

ALLENTOWN, Pa. -

A young boy who was profiled in a 69 News story last year has lost his battle with cancer.

The family of Zachi Telesha said the little boy died Monday morning.

Telesha was a 6th grade student at Trexler Middle School in Allentown.

He helped bring a top-of-the-line XBOX video gaming system for other kids to use at Lehigh Valley Hospital's campus in Salisbury Twp., Lehigh Co.

Telesha was 12-and-a-half years old.