Man Drowns in the Snake River Near Marsing
MARSING, Idaho (AP) — A 20-year-old Caldwell man has drowned in the Snake River near Marsing Island Park.
KTVB-TV reports that Owyhee County sheriff's deputies had been searching for Darius Cheriji since around 4 p.m. Monday. His body was pulled from the river later that evening.
Officials say a family was out swimming when Cheriji and his sister did not know how to swim will and ended up in a hole. Their father swam out to get them and was able to retrieve his daughter, but could not get Cheriji.