Male body recovered from the Kern River identified

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Day 1: Kern River Safety Week

The body of a teenager recovered from the Kern River on June 25 has been identified.

The Kern County Coroner’s Office identified the teen as Ivan Esquivel, 16, of San Bernardino. The body was located by a member of the public and was recovered half a mile down the river from the Keyesville on June 25. Ivan and his cousin both went missing in the river Jun16.

The body of his cousin, Hugo Esquivel, has not been recovered.

A GoFundMe for Ivan and Hugo Esquivel has been set up here.

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