Body found in search for missing boater near Mokelumne River Bridge

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The Latest – Monday, May 17:

7:53 p.m.

The body of a 22-year-old individual who drowned has been recovered.

Officials have not released the individual’s identity.

9:40 a.m.

Local fire officials say they have shifted rescue efforts at the California Delta to a search for the victim who fell in.

According to the River Delta Fire District, the Sacramento County Sheriff’s Office will now take over search efforts.


Original story below:

ISLETON, Calif. (KTXL) — The River Delta Fire District says they’re searching for a missing person who fell from a boat into the California Delta without a life jacket near Mokelumne River Bridge.

Two other boaters who were with the missing person were able to swim to shore.

Multiple agencies are helping the district with the search.

Fire district officials say the search will continue until “all measure have been exhausted.”

This story is developing.

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