Bodies found of 3 men who helped rescue child from river

"While we wish the outcome of this incident was very different, we continue to hope for healing...
"While we wish the outcome of this incident was very different, we continue to hope for healing and closure for the family and friends of those lost," the Rio Vista Fire Department said in a statement.(Rio Vista Fire Department)
Published: Jul. 6, 2022 at 3:45 PM PDT
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RIO VISTA, Calif. (AP) - Authorities have recovered the bodies of three men who were swept away by a river current in Northern California shortly after helping to rescue a child over the holiday weekend.

The 8-year-old boy was able to make it to shore Sunday, but the three men who jumped in to help were pulled under.

The Rio Vista Fire Department said in a statement Wednesday that the bodies were found Tuesday after two days of searching. A fundraising website says the men lived in Oakland and were originally from Guatemala.

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