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Coroner: Meth, alcohol contributing factors in drowning of 22-year-old man found in Kern River

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Posted at 5:08 PM, Jul 16, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-04 17:58:00-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — UPDATE:
According to the Kern County coroner, the cause of death for Ramirez is drowning with a contributing factor of Methamphetamine and Ethanol Intoxication. Officials also said the manner of Ramirez's death is an accident.

Ramirez's body was found in the Keysville North Area, Sandy Flat Beach area seven days after the date he went missing.

ORIGINAL:
The Kern County coroner has identified 22-year-old Allan Aurelio Ramirez of Placentia as the man found in the Kern River July 11.

According to officials Ramirez's body was found in the Keysville North Area, Sandy Flat Beach area seven days after the date he went missing.

A postmortem examination was performed on Ramirez and the cause and manner of death are pending.