Retired couple and divers recover drowning victim's body from Lost Creek Lake

Retired couple and divers recover drowning victim's body from Lost Creek Lake

Posted: Aug 22, 2019 11:33 PM
Updated: Aug 22, 2019 11:33 PM

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body has found-llpkg andryanna says: "the ralston's got here tuesday afternoon and began searching. they continued their search wednesday and found the drowning victim's body. because of some technical difficulties, they weren't able to recover him until this morning." this isn't the first drowning victim the ralston's have recovered. no gene two line "what we do gives us a good feeling." the retired couple current sonar equipment, gene and sandy ralson and a help families get closure. gene says: "and to walk up the dock and give mom and dad or wife a hug and tell them we brought their loved one home, there's no feeling like it in the world. we've shed tears with families many many times." finding juan fuentes---wasn't any different. back on june 9-th the fuentes family was out tubing on the lake when things took a turn for the worst. irving fuentes flipped his brother juan jumped in to try and save him. neither were wearing life jakcket.s shawn says: "and they both drowned in that process" irving's body was found later that day. sergeant shawn richards says after the team spent about a week searching for juan, he knew he needed to give the ralston's a call. shawn says: "and they said yep we'll come but unforunately we'll have to put you in the order that that." gene says: "we were told it was a difficult search because no one else could be able to find him. butted "we had no misgivings that it was a long shot because of what we had heard but we were willing to do it anyway." more than two months later, juan fuentes was brought back to shore this morning. shawn says: "really i'm just thankful finally to bring this family the resolution to start their true grieving process." two line down, butted we just hope and pray that this will help them to get some comfort." andryanna says: "the jackson county sheriff's office wants to remind everyone to wear a functioning lifejacket when out on the water. the ralston's aren't done here in oregon. they're going to jefferson county to help recover another drowning victim. at lost creek lake, andryanna sheppard, newswatch 12."
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