Authorities have identified the body found at Folsom Lake Friday as that of a missing man that was swept away in the waters of the American River near Auburn late last month.

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According to the Placer County Sheriff’s Office, 22-year-old Victor Nguyen of Antelope was pulled from the waters of Folsom Lake late Friday morning. Nguyen’s body was spotted by a group of friends that were hiking in the area Friday and called the Placer County Sheriff’s office.

The sheriff’s office had received a call on April 29 reported that Nguyen had been swept away into the American River at the confluence near Auburn.  

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At this time there is still one other victim that has not been located that was swept away in the waters near Auburn on May 14. 

Folsom Times Staff
Author: Folsom Times Staff

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