03/18/2016 12:40 EDT | Updated 03/19/2017 01:12 EDT

Northern Ontario couple reportedly drown in Mexico

A couple from Timmins, Ont. has died while on vacation in Mexico.

The vice-chair of the board of trustees for District School Board Ontario North East confirmed Sue Drummond and Steve Eley died this week.

Bob Brush said Drummond was a guidance counsellor at Roland Michener Secondary School in South Porcupine.

He said Eley was a retired teacher who taught at the same school.

Media reports out of Mexico suggest the couple drowned in the ocean outside a resort they were staying at.

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