Ernesto Sto. Domingo died attempting to save Ariel S. Sto. Domingo from drowning, Kenora, Ontario, August 14, 1994. Ariel, 13, struggled to stay afloat while swimming in a cove of Golf Course Bay, off Lake of the Woods. He shouted for help. On a floating walkway that spanned the cove, his uncle, Sto. Domingo, 32, assembler, removed his jacket and shoes then jumped into the water and swam to him. A struggle ensued, and they submerged repeatedly. Others entered the water and took Ariel to safety, and one man grasped Sto. Domingo in an unsuccessful attempt to keep him from sinking. Sto. Domingo was recovered by police who arrived shortly, but he could not be revived.
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