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A second person has been found in a wash in Ontario after about 10 people were swept away by floodwaters during last week’s record-breaking storm.
The body was spotted Monday about 9:40 a.m. on the southern part of the basin near East Philadelphia Street and South Baker Avenue, according to Ontario Fire Chief Ray Gayk, who didn’t have any information to release Monday afternoon regarding the person’s age, sex, identity or cause of death.
The San Bernardino County coroner was at the scene Monday morning and is still working to identify the body, Gayk said. Officials don’t know yet if the deceased person is one of the three people for which family members have filed missing-person reports.
The Ontario Police Department responded about 9:46 a.m. Tuesday to a drowning report at a water basin at East Philadelphia Street and South Baker Avenue.