Thursday, 14 June 2012 01:34

Missing swimmer’s body located in North Shore Lake Camanche

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Amador County – The body of a San Francisco man who went missing at Lake Camanche on Sunday was recovered from the lake on Wednesday.

Amador County Undersheriff Jim Wegner released details of the incident, saying that the body of Remigio Munoz Jr., 31, of San Francisco was recovered from the water on Wednesday, after four days of searching. An autopsy to determine the cause and manner of Munoz’s death is scheduled for Thursday, June 14.

On Sunday June 10, the Amador County Sheriff’s Department began a search at North Shore Lake Camanche for a swimmer that had been reported missing, and who was last seen swimming in the lake. A ground, aerial and underwater search was conducted that day, with the underwater search continuing on Monday, June 11.

On Tuesday June 12, the Amador County Sheriff’s Dive Team utilized two California Rescue Dog Association Golden Retrievers, certified in locating submerged decedents. The canines identified one area of interest. An underwater search determined the subject was not in the area alerted upon.

On Wednesday June 13, the Sacramento Dive Accident Recovery Team responded to assist with a specialized vessel-mounted Search and Rescue sonar system. The Team identified two areas of interest, and an underwater search by Amador Sheriff’s Divers resulted in the recovery of the decedent.

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