Man Drowns at Shaver Lake While Celebrating Birthday

A Shaver Lake Marina (Photo courtesy Trip Advisor)

A young man drowned while celebrating his 19 birthday on Tuesday, July 7.

The Fresno Country Sheriff’s Office received a report of a possible drowning at roughly 5 p.m. at Shaver Lake.

The Sheriff’s Dive Unit and Boating Enforcement Unit responded to the scene and began searching for the man.

At around 7 p.m., the body of Jonathyn Bradford, was found 25 ft from the shore where his family were gathering. Bradford is from southern California, Apple Valley.