Reports: McFarland City Manager John Wooner identified as body found in SUV pulled from Kern River

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) -- A tragic update on the search for missing McFarland City Manager John Wooner; the Kern County coroner has identified his body, according to KERO-TV.

Bakersfield Police found his car in the Kern River on Sunday with a body inside, but the identification was made during the autopsy that was completed Wednesday.

Wooner had been missing for ten weeks.

The 57-year-old had last been seen visiting Hillcrest Cemetery in Bakersfield on May 14th.
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