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Shaver Lake Drowning Victim Identified by Sheriff's Office
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Published 1 week ago on
June 11, 2024

The 16-year-old who drowned Sunday at Shaver Lake was Orosi High student Alejandro Araujo, the Fresno County Sheriff's Office said Monday. (Instagram/Fresno County SO)

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The 16-year-old who drowned Sunday at Shaver Lake was Orosi High School student Alejandro Araujo, the Fresno County Sheriff’s Office said Monday.

The youth was wearing a life jacket when he jumped off a pontoon boat into a part of the lake about 65 feet deep, sheriff’s spokesman Tony Botti said. However, the lifejacket wasn’t fastened around his body and it slipped off before he hit the water.

Dive team members from the sheriff’s office later recovered his body.

(GV Wire Composite/Paul Marshall)

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