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Coroner: Leg Recovered From Lake Erie Belongs To One Of Six Central Ohioans Killed In Plane Crash

Sep 23, 2017

The Fleming Family
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A human leg found off the Pennsylvania coast of Lake Erie was from one of three unaccounted for victims of a plane crash near Cleveland last year.

Erie County, Pennsylvania Coroner Lyell Cook says the crash victims' families asked his office not to specify to which victim the leg belonged. The leg was found in Lake Erie on June 22. Cook says a torso found the day before in Ohio waters belonged to another victim of the same crash. The December 29 crash killed six central Ohioans, including three found soon after: pilot John Fleming, 45, of Dublin; his 15-year-old son, Jack; and a family friend, Brian Casey, 50, of Powell. The bodies of Fleming's wife, 46-year-old Suzanne; their 14-year-old son, Andrew; and Casey's daughter, 19-year-old Megan, weren't immediately found.