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Police Believe They Have Recovered The Remains Of Swimming Teenager From Paterson

Long Branch Swimmer Search (credit: CBS 2)

Long Branch Swimmer Search (credit: CBS 2)

LONG BRANCH, N.J. (CBSNewYork) - Police believe that they have recovered the body of a Paterson teenager who went missing while swimming last weekend.

They are working to identify remains that were found on Saturday.

The Coast Guard had been looking for 17-year-old Rudy Mena since he disappeared off Long Branch last Sunday.

Friends told police that Mena went under water when he was hit by a wave, and he never resurfaced.

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