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Search, Rescue Crews Recover Body of Missing Monmouth County Swimmer

Long Branch

On Sunday, search and rescue crews recovered the body of a swimmer who went missing in the Atlantic Ocean in Monmouth County. 

The United State Coast Guard joined long Branch Firefighters and Life Guards, NJ State Police, and NYPD in a search effort for a swimmer who never reserviced after swimming near 1 Ocean Boulevard around 7 p.m. 

A police aviation unit also assisted in the operation as the victim's body was pulled from the waters shortly before 9:20 p.m. 

The identity of the victim has not been released at this time. 

Long Branch Police is reportedly investigating the incident.