According to The Press of Atlantic City, the State Police have confirmed a male body  found in Ocean City today is that of Sea Tow boat captain David McAuliffe.


US Coast Guard investigators look at the Cape Hateras after being brought into Longport (WMGM TV)

David McAuliffe disappeared when his Sea Tow boat, the Cape Hatteras, sank off the Great Egg Harbor Inlet on April 23. The Coast Guard suspended its search for the 34-year-old two days later.

Ron and Beverley Denney tell the Press of Atlantic City they were walking along the beach and saw police Wednesday morning. Beverley Denney says she found a paddle yesterday that came from the vessel.

The 49-foot-long boat was raised Sunday after it was found upside down and partially buried in sand on Thursday night.

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