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California man who drowned in Hebgen Lake has been identified

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67-year-old Jeffrey Barr of Burbank California has been identified as the body that was found in Hebgen Lake Friday morning. The cause of the death has been determined as drowning. 

Evidence on the scene indicated that Barr may have gone into the water to retrieve a small pontoon boat that had blown away.

The Gallatin County Sheriff’s Search and Rescue had deployed additional resources in the search for the camper that began Thursday afternoon.

Resources from Gallatin County Sheriff’s Office Search and Rescue included the Posse, dive team, and canine teams. Additionally, a helicopter from Central Helicopters, Yellowstone National Park Rangers, Forest Service Law Enforcement and personnel from Flathead County Sheriff’s Office with specialized underwater detection equipment responded to assist with the search.

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