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Deputies identify swimmer who drowned in Columbia River near Kelley Point Park

Kelley Point Park is in North Portland at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers and the Columbia Slough.

PORTLAND, Ore. -- A man drowned in the Columbia River near Kelley Point Park late Friday night, Multnomah County Sheriff's deputies said.

He was identified Saturday as 22-year-old Carlos Lara-Escudero, of Portland.

Members of the River Patrol responded to the scene just after 10 p.m.  Friday on reports of a swimmer who went under in the river.

About an hour later, they recovered a Lara-Escudero's body from the river.

The investigation into Lara-Escudero's death is ongoing.

Kelley Point Park is in North Portland at the confluence of the Willamette and Columbia rivers and the Columbia Slough.

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