Contact: Alfonso Zavala, Lt. Darren Simmons or Deputy Roxanne Meyer
Phone: (928) 783-4427
DR# 2013-59165


3:58 PM, July 26, 2013

Body Found in River


Location of Incident: W. County 8 ¼ and Colorado River - Yuma, AZ

At approximately 3:58 p.m., Agents with the U.S. Border Patrol reported finding a deceased person in the Colorado River at approximately W. County 8 ¼. The age of the victim is not known at this time but he is an adult. The victim appears to be a Hispanic male dressed in blue jean cutoffs and a dark colored t-shirt. Yuma County Sheriff’s Deputies and U.S. Border Patrol Agents recovered the body. There does not appear to be any signs of foul play.

The Sheriff’s Office is investigating this case to try and determine the identity of the victim.

Information Released By: Sergeant Al Whitney