WINTERHAVEN, Calif. – A man is dead after he and three other people tried crossing the All-American canal Sunday night.
Imperial County Sheriff’s Office (ICSO) officials say dive teams were able to find the body near Drop 2.
Authorities were alerted by one of the people who were with the drown victim when they saw him go under water.
Deputy Coroner Erik Frazier says the man is Hispanic between 20-30 years of age and may be a Mexican national. Frazier says their office is currently working with the Mexican Consulate’s Office. They have a tentative Identification that cannot release the name until his identity has been confirmed and the next of kin has been notified.