June 25, 2016

Elyria
Sunny
82°F
 

Benefit for kids whose mom who drowned in Duck Pond

LORAIN — When the One Body Gospel Chorus raises its voices to heaven Thursday, it hopes to reach many hearts here on Earth. The chorus is working with churches around Lorain County to benefit the four children left behind by Quishawn Johnson. Johnson, 31, drowned Labor Day weekend at the Carlisle Reservation Duck Pond. Her Read More…

Duck Pond death ruled an accident

CARLISLE TWP. — The Sept. 4 drowning death of Quishawn Johnson in the Duck Pond at Carlisle Reservation has been ruled an accident. Lorain County Coroner Dr. Stephen Evans issued the ruling Wednesday and county sheriff’s Detective Sgt. Randal Koubeck said the investigation into the 31-year-old mother of four’s death will be closed. The Johnson Read More…

Memorial vigil for drowning victim on Labor Day

CARLISLE TWP. — Families often come to parks on Labor Day to celebrate, but friends and relatives of Quishawn Johnson came to the Carlisle Reservation Duck Pond to grieve for Johnson who police said drowned there Friday. About 75 people, about a dozen carrying pink balloons — Johnson’s favorite color — gathered Monday by the Read More…

Family of drowned woman seeks answers

  ELYRIA — While sitting around a dining room table Saturday at a family home on Middle Avenue, the sister, brother and mother of Quishawn Johnson questioned how she ended up drowned in a pond. Johnson, 31, died Friday after being pulled out of the Carlisle Reservation Duck Pond, and the circumstances surrounding her death Read More…

Woman drowns in pond

LAGRANGE — The Lorain County Sheriff’s Office and Lorain County Metro Parks Rangers are investigating the circumstances surrounding the Friday death of an Elyria woman. Lorain County Coroner Dr. Stephen Evans said Quishawn Johnson, 31, died of an apparent drowning that is under investigation. Police were called to the Carlisle Reservation Duck Pond picnic area Read More…

Toddler who fell into pool dies

  Anna Barker, the 2-year-old who fell into a pool outside of her family’s house on the 3400 block of Crehore Street in Lorain, was pronounced dead Saturday night at Rainbow Babies Children’s Hospital in Cleveland. Rainbow Babies spokesman Vic Gideon said that Barker arrived at the hospital on Thursday in critical condition after accidentally Read More…