An energetic seek for two members of the Kennedy household who went missing Thursday throughout a boating journey on Chesapeake Bay in Maryland has been suspended, the U.S. Coast Guard mentioned Friday, in accordance with studies.
Member of the family Kathleen Kennedy Townsend says the seek for her 40-year-old daughter, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, and the daughter’s 8-year-old son Gideon McKean “has turned from rescue to recovery,” in accordance with an announcement.
Each McKean and her son have been seen struggling to return to shore throughout a canoe journey close to Herring Bay, Washington, D.C.’s FOX 5 reported.
The mom and son had gotten into the canoe to chase a ball that had gone into the water throughout a household gathering, McKean’s husband, David McKean, informed The Washington Put up.
“They just got farther out than they could handle and couldn’t get back in,” he informed the newspaper.
The gathering was on the house of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, 68, a daughter of the late Sen. Robert F. Kennedy and his spouse Ethel Kennedy who served as Maryland’s lieutenant governor from 1995 to 2003.
Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean was one of many grandchildren of Robert and Ethel Kennedy.
In her assertion, Townsend mentioned she was sharing the information of the loss her daughter and grandson “with profound sadness.”
“Our Maeve devoted her life to helping society’s most vulnerable,” she wrote. “She was a Peace Corps volunteer who pursued a career in law to give voice to the voiceless.”
In keeping with the assertion, McKean was govt director of the Georgetown College World Well being Initiative and taught bioethics and human rights there as an adjunct professor.
Maeve and David McKean met when Maeve took a job working for U.S. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., according to The Washington Post. Gideon was their first youngster.
In August 2019, Saoirse Kennedy Hill, 22 – one other granddaughter of Robert and Ethel Kennedy – died of a drug overdose in one of many household’s properties in Massachusetts.
She was a daughter of Courtney Kennedy Hill, certainly one of Robert and Ethel Kennedy’s 11 youngsters.