Man dead after drowning at Merced river identified


MERCED, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A man that died after drowning at Merced river on Saturday afternoon has been identified.

Merced County Sheriff’s office says the man was identified as 28-year-old, Mohammad Uzman.

According to deputies, a group of people were swimming when Uzman did not come back up for air.

The Merced County’s Dive team says they found the Uzman a few ways down along the river and attempted CPR.

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