September 24 2021 03:30 pm

Sheriff: 2 drown at God’s Bath in Tuolumne River Canyon

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The Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office told FOX40 they corrected the number of reported people who drowned Friday in God’s Bath swimming hole from three victims to two.

Both victims are male and both have been recovered from the water.

The sheriff’s office says that due to the location, there were issues with communication Friday night.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

Original story below.

TUOLUMNE COUNTY, Calif. (KTXL) – Three people reportedly drowned in the God’s Bath swimming hole Friday in the Tuolumne River Canyon, officials said.

According to the Tuolumne County Sheriff’s Office, fire, medics and sheriff’s deputies all responded to reports of a drowning at God’s Bath and confirmed three victims after arriving at the scene.

Two victims were recovered from the water, and officials are still trying to find the third person, the sheriff’s office said.

Rescue personnel suspended search operations for the third person Friday night but will continue searching Saturday.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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