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Robert F. Kennedy’s Granddaughter and Her 8-Year-Old Son Went Missing After Trying To Get A Ball Out Of The Water And Now Her Husband Is Saying On Social Media They ‘Have Passed Away’

Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean was a 40-year-old mom of three and also the granddaughter of Robert F. Kennedy and grandniece of President John F. Kennedy.

Maeve and her 8-year-old son Gideon went missing after trying to get a ball out of the water, and now her husband David McKean is now saying they both have “passed away.”

Taking to Facebook David explained what had happened.

“I am writing here to address the countless people who have loved my wife Maeve and my son Gideon,” he said.

“As many of you have seen, they went missing in the Chesapeake Bay yesterday afternoon. I tried to reach out personally to as many people as possible before the news became public.”

“However, I know that I was only able to scratch the surface. For those of you learning of this news here, I am sorry. I know Maeve would have loved for you to have gotten a personal call.”

He goes on to share what exactly happened leading up to their disappearance.

Facebook; David shared the above photo of his family

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