Body Recovered From Sacramento River is American River Drowning Victim

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SACRAMENTO —

The body recovered in the Sacramento River Saturday near the I Street bridge is the man who drowned Wednesday in the American River, authorities said.

The man, 20-year-old Raul Armando Valdez Aquino, is believed to have drowned in the American River near Tiscornia Park.  The victim tried swimming across the river before he drowned.

The body was recovered about 3 p.m. Saturday after it was spotted in the Sacramento River.