Family of teen who drowned at Crissy Field hope to bury him in Ethiopia

Bay Area

The San Francisco Medical Examiner’s Office has identified a teen who drowned at Crissy Field Beach on Monday. 

He is 14-year-old Bereketabe Yohannes. 

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help his family bring his body back to his home country of Ethiopia to lay him to rest. 

According to the GoFundMe page, Yohannes had just graduated from 7th grade at Claire Lilienthal School and was enjoying the start of summer with friends at the beach when the incident happened. 

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