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Body recovered from waters off Waikiki

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WAIKIKI (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Emergency responders on Oahu have recovered a body from waters off Waikiki near a surf spot known as 'Tongs,' according witnesses at the scene.

The body, believed to be that of an adult male, was first discovered by surfer Abdussamad, who spoke to Hawaii News Now on Wednesday.

"I just came to check the surf," Ssamad said. "I looked over and there was this man, face down, just floating there. He looked like he was stiff."

Officials have not yet released any information pertaining to the recovery of the body.

Ssamad said he stayed with the body until police arrived.

We will have more information on this developing story as soon as it becomes available.

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