Coroner identifies kayakers' cause of death - Cleveland 19 News Cleveland, OH

Coroner identifies kayakers' cause of death

Viola Francis Viola Francis
Jonathan Francis Jonathan Francis
ERIE COUNTY, OH (WOIO) -

The Erie County Coroner says both 30-year-old Jonathan Francis and his 12-year-old daughter Viola died from drowning.

Their bodies were found last Friday, April 26th.

The two were last seen in their kayaks on Sandusky Bay April 6th.

Two empty kayaks were found the next day.

Officials say neither Jonathan nor Viola Francis had life jackets.

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