Crews recover 2nd body of missing Oakland teen from reservoir

(Courtesy: Stanislaus Sheriff)

OAKLAND (KRON) — Crews have found the body of the second Oakland teen who went missing after jumping from a boat into the Woodward Reservoir in Stanislaus County on Saturday, according to authorities.

The second boy was found Tuesday afternoon, sheriff’s spokesman Sgt.Anthony Bejaran announced via Twitter at about 2:20 p.m.

The first boy’s body was found at 7:30 a.m. Tuesday when rescue crews resumed their search, sheriff’s officials said.

Deputies received a 911 call just before noon Saturday to report the boys missing after five to seven family members jumped from the boat into the water.

Other family members got back in the boat and did not see the boys, according to sheriff’s officials. The passengers weren’t wearing a life vest.

Rescue crews searched for the pair, using dive teams, air patrols, boats, Jet Skis and sonar to thoroughly search the 2,900-acre reservoir. They found no sign of them until Tuesday morning, when one of the boys’ bodies surfaced.

The boys attended Oakland schools. The Oakland Unified School District is offering crisis counseling for the affected students, staff and families.

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the friends and families of the missing boys,” school district officials said in a statement.

Anyone with information about the incident has been asked to call the Stanislaus County Sheriff’s Department at (209) 521-4636.

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