Tough access hinders recovery of body at Discovery Park
Sacramento firefighters recovered a body near the Discovery Park boat launch on Monday night.
“Body recovery … is complete. Male, unknown age or identity, turned over to Coroner,” the Sacramento Fire Department posted on Twitter shortly before 9 p.m.
A video posted on the department’s Twitter account four hours earlier showed firefighters lowering an inflatable boat down a steep embankment. Discovery Park is at the confluence of the Sacramento and American rivers in the city of Sacramento.
“Difficult access for crews near Discovery Park boat ramp,” a department spokesman wrote on Twitter at about 5 p.m.