Body from river ID’d as Auburn teen

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Placer Sheriff’s coroner released the identity of an Auburn teen whose body was found in the American River over the weekend. On Saturday, a Placer Sheriff’s helicopter crew spotted 18-year-old Forest Benjamin Wax’s body floating in the American River near Auburn. The Sheriff’s dive team recovered Wax’s body Sunday morning. Wax was considered a missing person after he was last seen jumping from the Foresthill Bridge Jan. 21. ~ Staff report