Body recovered in search for Kennedy family members lost in canoe accident


Maryland authorities recover body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean but search for her eight-year-old son continues

Authorities in Maryland said on Monday that they had recovered the body of the daughter of the former lieutenant governor Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, and they will keep searching for her son, after the two went missing following a canoeing accident last week.

The body of Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, 40, was located by Charles county dive and rescue and recovered about 2.5 miles south of her mother’s residence in Shady Side, Maryland, where the canoe was launched, Maryland natural resources police said. The recovery came after a days-long search that involved aviation and underwater imaging sonar technology.

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