Body Found in San Joaquin River near Mendota

August 10, 2009 12:00:00 AM PDT
The Fresno County Sheriff's Office is still trying to identify a body found in the San Joaquin River.An employee with the U.S. Fish and Game found the body Monday morning behind the former Spreckel's Sugar Company in Mendota.

The body was said to be partially submerged in the water. At this point, it's still not known if it is a man or a woman.

A dive team was sent in to recover the body. The sheriff's office said there are no visible injuries on the body. An autopsy has been scheduled to determine more information.

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