Updated: 8/7/15, 11:55 a.m. – The body has been positively identified as the 25 year old swimmer who went missing on Wednesday night from Beach B at Sandy Hook, according to a statement released by Daphne Yun of the Gateway National Recreation Area. The victim, Andros Vega-Pena, was from Red Bank, NJ.
A body has been found in the surf near where a swimmer disappeared off Sandy Hook in New Jersey.
Gateway Recreation Area spokeswoman Daphne Yun says a fisherman spotted the body between beaches C and B around 6 a.m. Friday.
That area is near where a 25-year-old Monmouth County man disappeared while swimming around 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Lifeguards had gone off duty at 6 p.m.
Yun says officials are waiting for authorities to identify the body.