Kayaker discovers body near Alviso
On Saturday, May 24, 2013, at 10:15 AM, the San José Fire Department responded to the Alviso marina after receiving word that a kayaker had discovered a person in the water north of the boat launch.
Members of the SJFD Urban Search and Rescue Task Force launched two rescue boats and were guided to the scene by a CAL FIRE helicopter. Upon their arrival firefighters determined the victim, a male, was deceased.
Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department dive team members and investigators recovered the body just before 3:30 PM. The cause of death is yet to be determined.San José Fire Department Assignment:
Battalion 2, Battalion 29, Med 30
Engine 5, Engine 25, Engine 23, Truck 29
USAR 34A, USAR 34B, USAR D, USAR I, USAR JCooperating Agencies:
Santa Clara County Parks, Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Department
CAL FIRE Copter 106, CAL FIRE Battalion 1613
US Coast Guard
U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service
City of Fremont Fire DepartmentUPDATE
The recent discovery of a body floating in the Coyote Creek, approximately four miles from the Alviso marina, is now believed to be that of a Clearlake man that jumped from the San Mateo Bridge. The preliminary cause of death is drowning, but the investigation continues into whether the death was ultimately a suicide.Are you a member of the fire service? If you are interested in acquiring photos, please email me (firstname.lastname@example.org) and let me know what you are interested in. It is my privilege to provide photography, at no charge, to the men and women that serve our communities. Thanks for visiting craig allyn rose photography.
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