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Friday, September 29, 2023
Sept. 29, 2023

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Man drowns in Columbia River off Kelley Point

22-year-old Portland man apparently drowns Friday night

The Columbian

PORTLAND — Authorities have identified the body recovered from the Columbia River Friday night as a 22-year-old Portland man.

Early Saturday evening, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office identified the body as Carlos Lara-Escudero.

Shortly after 10 p.m. Friday, the Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office responded to a report that a swimmer had gone under the water near Kelley Point Park on the Columbia River. The body was pulled from the river at 11:10 p.m.

Authorities say they are continuing to investigate but have no further details to release at this time.