Photo : From GoFundMe page
June 13, 2019
Bereketabe Yohannes, who recently celebrated his 14th birth day, died after he was drowned on Monday, in Crissy Field beach, in San Francisco.
According to reports, he went missing in the water around 2:15 PM, and was pulled out from the water by Fire Department got him out of the water but it was apparently late. His body was found around 3: 20 p.m.
He was pronounced dead at California Pacific Medical Center, according to KTVU report.
Dawit Yohannes, his father, is cited as saying “Everything is lost…he was my lovely boy.”
Bereketeabe graduated from grade 7 and was an honor roll student.
The family hopes to bury him in Ethiopia, and friends of the deceased have opened a GoFundMe account.
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