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Men found dead in Patapsco River identified

Friday - 12/27/2013, 4:39pm  ET

BALTIMORE (AP) -- Baltimore police have identified the two men whose bodies were recovered from the Patapsco River near Fort Covington.

The bodies of 35-year-old Edwin Rivera and 29-year-old Herry Vega were found early Sunday. Officers say both men were from El Salvador and were living in Laurel.

Fire crews rescued a woman who was clinging to a pier. She was treated and released.

Homicide detectives are still investigating the incident.

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