Body from Yakima River identified - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Body from Yakima River identified

Posted: Updated:

YAKIMA, Wash. -- The man found dead in the Yakima River Saturday has been identified as Manny Miller, 22, of Wapato. 

According to the Yakima County Coroner's Office the cause of death was drowning.

Detectives said Miller had alcohol in his system, but aren't sure how much, and said he had been drinking earlier with friends and family.

Miller was spotted around 2 p.m. Saturday floating near mile marker 48 of I-82.

HD DOPPLER 6i
/