Man drowns near Kelley Point Park on the Columbia

Multnomah County

The body of 22-year-old Carlos Lara-Escudero was recovered about an hour after he disappeared

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The Multnomah County River Patrol (KOIN, file)

PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — About an hour after a search began, a man’s body was recovered from the water near Kelley Point Park on the Columbia River.

The first report that a swimmer was underwater was made just after 10 p.m., the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office said. The River Patrol arrived and began to look. Then, around 11:10 p.m., his body was found, authorities said.

Deputies identified the man as 22-year-old Carlos Lara-Escudero of Portland.

No further details have been released and the investigation is ongoing.

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