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Body of teen missing off North Carolina coast recovered

Posted June 13

— The body of a teen missing off the North Carolina coast has been recovered.

Emerald Isle police tell news outlets the body of a 17-year-old Wayne County boy was found Tuesday morning.

The teen's name has not been released.

The teen whose body was found and a 16-year-old boy disappeared in the water Saturday afternoon. The 16-year-old was brought ashore by a surfer and was taken to a hospital for treatment.

Authorities say the boys were at the beach on a day trip.

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