Ohio mom who vanished with kids nearly 20 years ago identified after bone found in submerged SUV

DNA testing has confirmed that human remains discovered last year inside an SUV submerged in an Indiana river have been identified as an Ohio mom who disappeared nearly 20 years ago with her two young children. Just before she vanished, she left a note saying she was going to drive into the river. However, no other remains were found in the vehicle, so her children are still considered missing.

Remembering Jeanette 'Jay' Stokes: 1938-2021

Jeanette “Jay” Stokes, wife and life partner of former Congressman and Civil Rights champion Louis Stokes, and mother of FOX 5 NY’s Lori Stokes, passed away peacefully in Cleveland on October 30, 2021, at the age of 83.