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Body of Third Missing Yakama Fisherman Found

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CARSON, Wash. (AP) - The bodies of all three Yakama tribal
fishermen missing in the Columbia River since their boat capsized
May 7 have now been found.
Tribal Chairman Ralph Sampson Jr. said Tuesday the bodies of
Rommel Strom and Gailen Espirito were found just west of the mouth
of the Wind River, near Carson, Wash.
Searchers recovered the body of James Peter Jr. in the same area
on Sunday.
Yakama Nation police, relatives of the fishermen and Skamania
County officials had searched for their bodies.
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