STANISLAUS COUNTY -- A Bay Area man swimming at Woodward Reservoir drowned Monday.
The Stanislaus County Sheriff's Department says 26-year-old Sunnyvale resident Victor Sagastume-Menjivar was swimming across a cove with his two brothers before he disappeared around 11:45 a.m.
Deputies got into a boat minutes after Sagastume-Menjivar's disappearance but his body was not found until hours later around 5 p.m.
The sheriff's department reports Sagastume-Menjivar was not wearing a life jacket when he went into the water. Alcohol does not appear to be a factor in his drowning.
This is the first reported drowning at the reservoir since 2016, according to the sheriff's department.