- Robert F. Kennedy’s 40-year-old granddaughter Maeve and her eight-year-old son Gideon have died.
- They drowned in a canoeing accident.
- In addition, the Maryland Governor confirmed the sad news.
The mother and son were reported missing on Thursday in Annapolis, MD. Reports say that Maeve and Gideon were playing with other members of the Kennedy family when a ball got kicked into the water. They grabbed a canoe to go get it but never returned.
Two members of the Kennedy family drowned in an accident
Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan confirmed the sad news in a press conference today. Maeve’s mother is Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend. They said it was an extremely windy day yesterday when the accident occurred. The overturned canoe was found today and officials ruled the incident as a drowning accident.
Very sad news today! RIP Maeve and Gideon and sending our condolences to the entire Kennedy family. The news comes just about eight months after Robert‘s granddaughter Saoirse died. In conclusion, learn more about Saoirse’s passing.