The Kern County Sheriff’s Office has identified a man who was found dead in the Kern River in the Keysville north area by Sandy Flat Beach.

Allen Aurelio Ramirez, 22, was found on July 11 after disappearing into the river on July 4.

An autopsy will be performed to determine the cause and manner of death.

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People should have enough sense to stay out of Kern river, every year same old, same old.......multiple drownings.


Why no Sandy Flat Lifeguard Station during the summertime? Thoughts and Prayers.

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