Body of missing Holden Beach swimmer found

Crews looking for missing swimmer in Holden Beach on July 9, 2017 (Viewer photo via WWAY)

HOLDEN BEACH, Brunswick County (WWAY) - The body of a man missing since Sunday afternoon has been found.

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

He had been missing since 3:30 p.m. Sunday near Holden Beach.

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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