The Coroner's Office has identified the victim who has found in the dry Kern River bed a half mile west of North Chester Avenue on March 8, 2018.
The victim has been identified as 34-year-old Juan Torrez.
Torrez was reported as missing by family on June 3, 2017 after he was observed falling off of a raft in the Kern River near Campsite 15.
Torrez was identified through dental records and family has been notified. The cause of his death is still under investigation.
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