(Body found in the All American Canal)…Imperial Irrigation District employees made the discovery.
At 9:00 am Thursday the workers came across the body at the West Main Gate, West of Calexico. Deputy County Coroner Rodolfo Barron says it appears the body had been in the canal 2-3 weeks before it was found. Barron says the body has been identified as 30-year-old Ricardo Arceo from Michoacan, Mexico. He said it is suspected Arceo was attempting to enter the United States illegally by swimming across the Canal. The Deputy Coroner said there are no signs of foul play on the body. He said an autopsy is pending to try and determine a cause of death.