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Korean tourist's body found offshore of Waimanalo Beach Park

Courtesy: Sharla Kubey Courtesy: Sharla Kubey
WAIMANALO, OAHU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

Ocean Safety rescued a man but was unable to save the life of woman whose body was recovered off Waimanalo Beach Park.

Around 3:00 p.m. Saturday afternoon lifeguards spotted two swimmers in distress one about 70 yards offshore and 100 yards to the left of the lifeguard tower.

The swimmers are identified as visitors from Korea, a male and female both in their twenties.

The male swimmer was rescued by a lifeguard and brought to shore safely.

Lifeguards and the Honolulu Fire Department both conducted a search for the second swimmer and were able to recover her body.

The female was pronounced dead at the scene.

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