A body was found off Island Beach State Park not far from where a swimmer went missing on Friday.Larry Ragonese, a spokesman for the state Department of Environmental Protection, tells the The Star-Ledger a fisherman called 911 after finding the body floating in the Atlantic early Saturday morning. The Ocean County Medical Examiner has yet to positively identify the body.

Rescue operation at Island Beach State Park
Rescue operation at Island Beach State Park (6 ABC)


Beachgoers were kept out of the water as the search got underway according to 7 ABC. A look at the Earthcam.com camera in Seaside Park shows rough surf on the main beach.


Ilya Hemlin contributed to this report.


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