Body found in Boise River identified

 

A body found by kayakers in the Boise River Thursday was identified as the 19-year-old Nampa teenager who went missing in June.

Ezekiel Vargas had been missing since June 5th after last being seen in the Boise River.

He and friends had been jumping off Star Bridge when he was reportedly swept under the water. Canyon County dispatch received a call on Thursday of a dead person on the Boise River.

The Idaho Press reports, the body was found a half-mile west of the Lansing Lane river access area, which is approximately 10 to 12 miles downstream from the Star Bridge.

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