Missing swimmer found along North Carolina beach

HOLDEN BEACH, North Carolina (WTVD) —

Authorities in North Carolina have found a swimmer who went missing Sunday.

According to the U.S. Coast Guard, officials discovered the swimmer’s body around 10:45 p.m. on Sunday night, WWAY reports.

Holden Beach Police Chief Wallace Layne said the man in his 20s was reported missing around 3:30 p.m. from the east end of the beach. Police haven’t released his name.

Officials with the Tri-Beach Fire Dept., the Coast Guard, Brunswick Co. Emergency Management, Brunswick Co. EMS, the Brunswick County Sheriff’s Office and its helicopter, Coastline Rescue, Oak Island Water Rescue and a helicopter from Charleston all assisted in the search.

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