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Body pulled from river weir near park

Body pulled from river weir near park

OILDALE, Calif. (KBAK/KBFX) - The body of an adult man was pulled from the Kern River Weir near Riverview Park on Saturday afternoon.

Bakersfield police said it wasn't immediately known how long he'd been in the water, but foul play is not suspected.

According to a BPD news release, search-and-rescue personnel from the Kern County Sheriff's Office were called to help get the body out of the water.

The man's cause of death, as well as his identity, will be determined by the coroner's office.

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