Miami, NY restaurant owner found dead after saving drowning man in India

By Adrienne Moore, Weekend anchor, reporter, amoore@wjxt.com
Published On: Mar 23 2014 10:10:00 AM EDT
MIAMI, Fla. -

The founder of a popular Argentine restaurant in Miami and New York City has been found dead after jumping into a river in India to save a drowning man.
    
The Novecento Group released a statement Saturday confirming Hector Rolotti's body had been found in the Ganges River.

Search teams had been looking for Rolotti since he jumped into the river on Monday.
    
Rolotti and his wife were visiting India on a meditation retreat. Rolotti and five others jumped into the murky waters after hearing another member of the group call for help.
    
Rolotti was the only one who did not make it back safely to shore.
    
In the statement, the restaurant group recalled Rolotti as a tireless entrepreneur and family man.

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