Boy’s body recovered from ocean in Virginia Beach


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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Searchers have recovered the body of a 10-year-old boy who disappeared while swimming in the ocean Sunday afternoon in Virginia Beach.

The boy’s body was reportedly found just after midnight Sunday.

Police told WTKR-TV the boy was swimming with three other children and an adult near a sandbar at the Oceanfront around 3 p.m. Sunday when witnesses heard cries for help.

Several people dove into the water and helped the others get to shore, but they could not find the 10-year-old, WTKR reports.


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