Body of man pulled from Kern River is missing McFarland city manager

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He had been missing for nearly 3 months

KERN COUNTY, California – The body of a man pulled from an SUV submerged in the Kern River over the weekend was identified Wednesday as that of the missing McFarland city manager.

John Wooner, 57, had been missing for nearly three months.

City of McFarland interim Police Chief, Janet Davis says, “It is sad, it is a sad situation and everything about it is sad.”

CBS47 did an investigation that was released just this week.

The Kern County coroner said it will take a few more days to determine a cause of death.

This update is a developing story.

No other information was immediately available.

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April 29 2021 05:00 pm

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