Suzan Weaver, wife of XO James Weaver, fell overboard from a boat in Lake Havasu, California, retrieving a dropped article. She fell in and did not resurface. James jumped in to save her but had a heart attack on water entry. Suzi drowned and Jim died at hospital despite local boaters conducting CPR on Jim.
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