Missing swimmer found deceased near Valley of the Rogue Park

ROGUE RIVER, Ore. – Jackson Co. Sheriff’s Office found a missing swimmer deceased Sunday night.
Sunday, May 16, 2021, around 7 pm, the Jackson Co. Sheriff’s Office responded to a report of a body floating in the Rogue River downstream from Rock Point Bridge. JCSO Marine Unites, with help from Rogue River Fire Dist. 1, recovered a body at around 8 pm near Valley of the Rogue Park. Investigators believe the decedent is Jesus Flores-Galindo, 21, who went missing in the Rogue River on May 2, 2021, while swimming near Rock Point Bridge.
Next of kin have been notified.
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