Rudy Mena

Long Branch Swimmer Search (credit: CBS 2)

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

Police believe that they have recovered the body of a Paterson teenager who went missing while swimming last weekend. The Coast Guard had been looking for 17-year-old Rudy Mena since he disappeared off Long Branch last Sunday.


Crews getting ready to resume searching for a missing 17-year-old swimmer in Long Branch, NJ on Tuesday, May 29, 2012 (credit: Steve Sandberg/1010 WINS)

Police: Search Over For Missing 17-Year-Old Swimmer In Long Branch

The boy was swimming with his sister and another man Sunday evening after life guards went off-duty when they got caught in a rip current, officials said, and the 17-year-old went under and didn’t resurface.