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Update: Body Matching Description of Missing Swimmer Recovered in Toms River

By kcora on
Point Pleasant Beach Toms River

According to officials, the body a woman matching the description of 24-year-old Zuzana Oravcova, a swimmer who was reported in distress shortly before being reported missing at Point Pleasant Beach, was recovered.

According to officials, a 23-year-old male, later identified as Thomas Kadlec, from Slovakia, reported that he and a 24-year-old woman, identified as Zuzana Oravcova also of Slovakia, went into the ocean.

Both parties were in distress, due to the high surf conditions. Kadlec was able to swim ashore, Oravcova did not according to the press release.

Police said Kadlec immediately notified an employee of the boardwalk who in turn reported the incident to the police department.

After an extensive search, two off-duty lifeguards discovered the body of woman matching the description of Zuzana Oravcov√°, at 11:47 p.m. in the surf line near a beach access point on East Shell Way in the Normandy Beach section of Toms Riveron Sunday.