- Associated Press - Monday, July 6, 2015

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have identified a body recovered from the Sacramento River as that of a man who drowned recently in the American River.

The Sacramento Bee reports (https://bit.ly/1exVXWR ) the man, in his 20s, is believed to have drowned in the American River near Tiscornia Park on Wednesday. Sacramento Fire Department spokesman Chris Harvey says crews recovered the body Saturday after it was spotted in the Sacramento River. The victim’s name hadn’t been released as of Sunday.

According to fire officials, the victim had tried to swim across the river when he went underwater and didn’t resurface.

Harvey says the death is not being investigated as a suspicious death and that no criminal charges are being pursued.

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Information from: The Sacramento Bee, https://www.sacbee.com

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