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Missing mother who was swept away from San Joaquin River found dead

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By Yosi Yahoudai
Founder and Managing Partner

Sunday, May 12, 2024 6:44PM

The body of a missing mother has been recovered from the San Joaquin River.

STANISLAUS COUNTY, Calif. (KFSN) — The body of a missing mother has been recovered from the San Joaquin River.

Around 5:30 p.m. Saturday, volunteers helping with the search located the body of Brenda Duran outside of Newman.

Water rescuers searched for several people in the river at Fisherman’s Bend near Crows Landing on Thursday.

Deputies say Duran was swept away while trying to save her drowning daughter.

Duran’s teenange son then jumped in to help them.

Deputies say the two siblings made it out safely and were treated on scene.

An autopsy will be conducted to determine an exact cause of death.

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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.