A second individual was discovered useless in an Ontario storm basin Monday practically per week after a gaggle of individuals was washed away amid heavy rains, officers introduced.
The incident occurred Nov. 8, as a strong rainstorm plummeted Southern California, filling the wash.
Anthony Lopez, 63, was amongst these swept away and located useless that very same day.
5 others have been rescued and authorities have been looking for 4 extra victims.
“Our search efforts for the lacking victims have continued from the air and floor since final week. By way of these efforts we now have situated a deceased sufferer right now. The coroner’s officer is working to determine the sufferer and might be making the suitable notifications,” the Ontario Fireplace Division stated in an replace Monday.
The second recovered sufferer has not been recognized, and no additional particulars have been launched.
Cassandra Gonzalez, one of many survivors, advised KTLA final week that Lopez tried to avoid wasting her.
She stated she was ultimately swept right into a tunnel earlier than being pulled to security by rescuers. She fears her finest buddy is among the many folks nonetheless lacking.
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