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Body found in Kern River identified as Jared Jamaal Andrews Jr.

Posted at 1:37 PM, Jul 03, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-04 12:35:38-04

The Kern County Coroner's Office has confirmed that a body found in the Kern River Tuesday is that of a man who went missing over the weekend. 

They have identified him as Jared Jamaal Andrews Jr.

KCSO says a group of rafters spotted the body on Tuesday afternoon. Search and rescue crews confirmed the report with the use of a drone and were able to recover Andrew's body later that day. 

RELATED: Officials say Jared Andrews was seen falling off a rock into the Kern River on Saturday.