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Barnegat Man's Dead Body Washes Up on Jersey Shore

New Jersey Surf City

A body of a man that washed up on a Jersey Shore beach earlier this week has been identified.

The body of 59-year-old John T. Creevy, of Barnegat, was found on the surf of Brant Beach by a Beach Haven resident who was walking along the shore between 78th and 79th streets Tuesday around 6:43 a.m.

Authorities found Creevy's car with his personal belongings on Surf City.

The incident has been listed as a suicide after no signs of trauma were found.

According to medical examiner, the body was in the water for at least eight hours before it was discovered.