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Millerton Lake drowning victim identified

Dive teams search for missing man at Millerton Lake 

UPDATE: Monday, August 28, 2017 - The Fresno County Coroner’s Office has identified the victim of Sunday's drowning as 85-year-old Zacharias Loriezo of Clovis.

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The Fresno County sheriff's dive team has found the body of a missing 84 year-old-man. who drowned in Millerton Lake this morning.

State parks officials say the family reported the possible drowning a little before 11:00 a.m. Sunday.

The family of the victim called 911 saying that the 85-year-old man was swimming from a beach near the East Bay area to a boat with family members aboard, that's when witnesses say he went under and did not resurface. Officials say the man was not wearing a life vest.

This is the first drowning at Millerton Lake this year.


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