SACRAMENTO - A man found dead in the Mokelumne River Saturday morning was identified Wednesday.

San Joaquin County Sheriff-Coroner Steve Moore said John Charles Garcia, 29, was found by a fisherman near a railroad trestle around 11 a.m. The trestle is located approximately 200 yards north of the Mokelumne River Dr. and Awani Dr. intersection.

The official cause of death will be released following an autopsy and toxicology findings, Moore said.

Anyone with information on the incident was asked to contact the San Joaquin County Sheriff's Office at (209) 468-4400.

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