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Body found in Kern River

Posted at 9:13 AM, Jun 17, 2020
and last updated 2020-06-17 12:13:55-04

According to the Kern County Sheriff's Office, a body was found in the Kern River Tuesday night around 7 p.m.

At this time it is not known if it is the body of the man who jumped into the river on Sunday afternoon in an attempt to save a child in distress.

However, the body was found in the upper ridge bar area near where the man went missing.

This is a developing story. More information as it becomes known.