Body of a Swimmer Caught in Rip Current Monday Recovered Tuesday Afternoon
By Space Coast Daily // September 24, 2019
body discovered in the water near 11th Street South
BREVARD COUNTY • COCOA BEACH, FLORIDA – The body of a swimmer, who was caught in a rip current at Cocoa Beach on Monday, was recovered on Tuesday.
According to the Cocoa Beach police, a beachgoer discovered the body in the water near 11th Street South.
The victim was reported missing around 2 p.m. Monday after being caught in a rip current off Cocoa Beach.
First responders, including personnel from the U.S. Coast Guard, Brevard County lifeguards, Brevard County Sheriff’s Office and Brevard County Fire Rescue are searching to find the victim near Minutemen Causeway and North Atlantic Avenue.
On Monday morning, the National Weather Service issued a statement that beachgoers needed to watch for continued rough surf and life-threatening rip currents on Space Coast beaches.
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