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Body Of Missing Swimmer Found On Beach

FILE -- A US Coast Guard boat (Photo credit: MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)

FILE — A US Coast Guard boat (Photo credit: MATT CAMPBELL/AFP/Getty Images)

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OCEAN BEACH, N.Y. (CBSNewYork/AP) — Authorities say the body of a swimmer who was reported missing off Fire Island has been recovered on a beach.

Coast Guard spokesman Thomas McKenzie says a Good Samaritan found the body on Tuesday at Davis Park, just east of the search area.

Authorities had received a call overnight from a friend of the victim.

Suffolk County police determined that the body was that of the missing 26-year-old man.

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