Jose Eduardo Silva died attempting to save Ingrid B. Matz from drowning, Leamington, Ontario, August 14, 1983. While wading on a sandbar in Lake Erie at Point Pelee, Ingrid, 7, was taken into deeper water by a strong current, against which she could not return to the sandbar. Hearing her cries for help, Silva, 32, hair stylist, dived into the deep water despite knowing of the hazardous conditions. He was almost immediately swept away by the current and drowned. Ingrid also drowned.
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