Police Recover Bodies of Father and Son From Neversink River
The bodies of a father and son who went missing on Saturday on the Neversink River have been found.
On Saturday, at approximately 10:30 a.m., two juveniles were rafting under adult supervision on the Neversink River. As the two returned to shore, an adult male saw one of the juveniles fall out of the raft and dove in to rescue him.
The adult male was able to get the child back into the raft, when it flipped over. The victims did not resurface. Since Saturday, State Police, along with NYS Department of Environmental Conservation Forest Rangers, local law enforcement, fire departments and EMS have been searching for the victims.
On Monday, State Police Aviation, along with Forest Rangers located the victims in the water in the area of Shore Drive of the Neversink River. The victims have been identified as Marco Avila, 46, and Marcos Avila, 9, Queens, N.Y.