Body of mother who went missing in San Joaquin River while saving children recovered

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s office said that the body of a mother who went missing in the San Joaquin River on Thursday night while trying to save her daughter has been recovered. 30-year-old Brenda Duran jumped in the river when she saw her 11-year-old daughter and niece struggling to stay afloat, according to her family. Stanislaus County deputies responded to a call of several people in the water drowning, including children.The girl’s 14-year-old brother jumped in and was able to help the two children back to land. The children are all accounted for and safe, but the mother did not resurface.Divers have been searching for Duran since Thursday night. Stanislaus County Sheriff’s posted on social media at 5:54 p.m. on Saturday that Duran’s remains were found in the San Joaquin River just outside of Newman.

The Stanislaus County Sheriff’s office said that the body of a mother who went missing in the San Joaquin River on Thursday night while trying to save her daughter has been recovered.

30-year-old Brenda Duran jumped in the river when she saw her 11-year-old daughter and niece struggling to stay afloat, according to her family.

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Stanislaus County deputies responded to a call of several people in the water drowning, including children.

The girl’s 14-year-old brother jumped in and was able to help the two children back to land. The children are all accounted for and safe, but the mother did not resurface.

Divers have been searching for Duran since Thursday night.

Stanislaus County Sheriff’s posted on social media at 5:54 p.m. on Saturday that Duran’s remains were found in the San Joaquin River just outside of Newman.

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Yosi Yahoudai is a founder and the managing partner of J&Y. His practice is comprised primarily of cases involving automobile and motorcycle accidents, but he also represents people in premises liability lawsuits, including suits alleging dangerous conditions of public property, third-party criminal conduct, and intentional torts. He also has expertise in cases involving product defects, dog bites, elder abuse, and sexual assault. He earned his Bachelor of Arts from the University of California and is admitted to practice in all California State Courts, and the United States District Court for the Southern District of California. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Yosi by clicking here.

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