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Body of Missing 15-Year-Old Swimmer Found at Jersey Shore

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  • Rescue crews recovered the body of a 15-year-old boy who went missing while swimming at a New Jersey beach Sunday
  • Police say a bystander and lifeguards rescued a young girl, but 15-year-old Josiah Jeremiah Robison of Ewing could not be found
  • Spring Lake police recovered his body on Pitney Avenue Beach Wednesday morning, authorities confirmed

Rescue crews recovered the body of a 15-year-old boy who went missing while swimming at a New Jersey beach Sunday. 

Lifeguards and police first responded to a report of two juvenile swimmers in distress at about 2:45 p.m. Sunday off Spring Lake beach in Monmouth County.

Police say a bystander and lifeguards rescued a young girl, but 15-year-old Josiah Jeremiah Robison of Ewing could not be found.

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Spring Lake police recovered his body on Pitney Avenue Beach Wednesday morning, authorities confirmed. 

Between 75 and 80 lifeguards from neighboring towns had joined the search with help from Coast Guard and Manasquan rescue vessels, a state police helicopter and first responders on jet skis.

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