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Lia Rose Barakett
Female - 2018

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  • Gender  Female 
    Misfortune  2018 
    Accident: drowned 
    Eby ID Number  Waterloo-130572 
    Died  11 Aug 2018  San Vicente Reservoir, , San Diego Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I130572  Generations
    Last Modified  16 Apr 2019 

  • Notes 
    • Waterloo girl, 12, found dead in California reservoir

      Lia Rose Barakett went overboard five days ago, body recovered Wednesday

      Aug 16, 2018 by Namish Modi Waterloo Chronicle

      Waterloo's Lia Rose Barakett has been identified as the body found in a Southern California reservoir.

      Barakett, a 12-year-old student at St. Matthew Catholic Elementary School, fell off a boat on Saturday in the San Vicente Reservoir, just 40 minutes north of San Diego.

      Her body was recovered on Wednesday.

      The San Diego County Medical Examiner's Office said Barakett was found 165 feet below the surface. Barakett was wearing a life jacket, but was somehow separated from it after falling off the boat on Saturday.

      According to local media reports, Barakett was thrown over the side of the boat and into the water. The boat then continued forward and ran her over.....

      Modi, N. (2018). Waterloo girl, 12, found dead in California reservoir. TheRecord.com. Retrieved 18 August 2018, from https://www.therecord.com/news-story/8843636-waterloo-girl-12-found-dead-in-california-reservoir/