Rescuers recover body of swimmer who went missing off Hawaii Island

Rescuers recover body of swimmer who went missing off Hawaii Island

HAWAII ISLAND, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) -The body of a swimmer who went missing off Hawaii Island over the weekend has been found and recovered.

On Saturday, first responders were alerted to the missing 24-year-old man off Green Sands Beach. Coast Guard officials said he was a visitor from Massachusetts.

The search continued Sunday, and by Monday, rescuers said they had located the man’s body in Kaulana Bay. The body was turned over to Hawaii County police.

The Hawaii County Fire Department, the U.S. Coast Guard, and the Navy all aided in the search.

An autopsy will be performed to determine his exact cause of death. His name has not yet been released.

This story will be updated.

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