Police identify two of eight migrants pulled from water near Akwesasne, Que.
The Akwesasne Mohawk Police identified two of the eight migrants whose bodies were pulled from the St. Lawrence River earlier this week, but said Saturday they’re still searching for a local resident whose boat was found near the victims.
An afternoon Facebook update from the force said one of the adult males, identified as 28-year-old Florin Iordache, was carrying Canadian passports for a one-year-old and a two-year-old child, both of whom were previously recovered.
They also identified one of the adult females as Cristina (Monalisa) Zenaida Iordache, who was also 28.
The identities of four Indian nationals have not yet been confirmed and their families have not yet been notified, the update read.