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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