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Coroner releases names of three who drowned in vehicle at Monroe Lake Saturday

Estella Huerta, 67, Alejandro Hernandez-Huerta 31, and Alex Oliver Hernandez 4, all of Lawrence, Indiana, were in the car that sank in Monroe Lake Saturday night, according to Monroe County Coroner Joani Shields.

“The preliminary cause of death for all 3 people is Consistent with Drowning, Manner of death is still pending investigation. It is unclear as to why the family was at Monroe Lake and is being investigated,” said Shields.

Shields said the Indiana Department of Natural Resources Conservation Officers will provide an update at a later time.

Here is a link to the Bloomingtonian’s previous coverage:

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