CYPRESS PARK –– Two bodies were recovered from the L.A. River near Cypress Park, the LAPD said tonight.
Update on May 2: The county coroner has identified the bodies as that of Carlos Daniel Jovel, 16, and Gustavo Ramirez, 15, according to L.A. Now. The cause of death has not been determined.
The bodies were recovered following a search for two teenage boys who were reported missing on Friday, according to KTLA. On Friday morning, two bodies were reported in the river near Rio de Los Angeles State Park but a search did not find any persons, according to KTLA. That evening, two sets of parents reported that their sons had gone missing, police said. The two teens were still missing as of today.
Postings on social media identified the missing teens as Carlos Jovel and Gustavo Ramirez.
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