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Carlsbad Search for Man Swept to Sea Turns to Recovery in Oceanside

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Family members arrive at the scene of where their relative was recovered.

Oceanside CA– The search, Wednesday, for a missing person, swept out to sea in Carlsbad, turned into a recovery early this morning in Oceanside. A person walking along the beach discovered a body, in the water, half a block north of Cassidy and South Pacific Street in Oceanside. Fire department lifeguards responded and confirmed the person was deceased. Police confirmed the body was that of the 22 year old who went missing Wednesday evening.

The 18-year old brother of the subject of the search walks up the beach to where the 22 year-old was found
The 18-year old brother of the subject of the search walks up the beach to where the 22 year-old was found

On Wednesday evening, the victim, a 22-year-old Vista man was walking in the water near Robert C. Frazee Beach in Carlsbad, with his 18-year-old brother when the older brother was reportedly hit by a large wave and swept into the sea. Officials stated that neither of the brothers were swimmers.
A search began and lasted several hours before it was called off late Wednesday. The search was set to resume at first light this morning. Several local agencies along with state lifeguards and the Coast Guard were involved in the search using helicopters, boats and divers. The Coast Guard kept a ship in the area until early this morning and had a helicopter up at daybreak.
The identity of the victim has not been released and the investigation is being turned over to the San Diego County Coroner.
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Carlsbad Search for Man Swept to Sea Turns to Recovery in Oceanside