Bodies Of Father And Son Are Recovered

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UPDATE 3:47pm


From New York State Police:

"On day three of the search, State Police  Aviation, along with Forest Rangers, located the victims in the water in  area of Shore Drive of the Neversink River.   The victims have been identified as Marco Avila, 46, and Marcos Avila, 9, Queens, NY." 


Original Story:

(Cuddebackville,  NY)  --  The search is continuing for a man and his son who got swept  away in the Neversink River in Orange County. 

 Officials say the boy  fell off a raft into the raging waters on Saturday and his 46-year-old  father ran in to rescue him. He also got swept away. Search and rescue  crews used helicopters, boats and special dogs, but neither has been  found. Officials did not identify the missing father and son, but would  only say they were from the New York City area and frequently went camping at the Oakland Valley Campground.

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