Update: St. Lawrence River drowning

NYSP UPDATE: On July 16, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. an autopsy was performed by Jefferson County Medical Examiner Dr. Samuel A. Livingstone.

Doctor Livingstone determined the cause of death to be asphyxia due to warm water drowning.

St. Lawrence County Coroner Kevin Crosby ruled the manner of death as accidental.