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Search continues for missing NJ swimmer

Local News, News | Jul 19, 2010

Search continues for missing NJ swimmer

Divers have resumed their search for the body of a man who apparently drowned while trying to help rescue two family members who were struggling while swimming off Point Pleasant Beach.  Police say 20-year-old Akhenaton Dyer of Paterson was last seen around 7 p.m. Saturday near the Manasquan Inlet.   Witnesses say Dyer had just helped a family member toward shore when he began flailing his arms and yelling for help.    Someone in a passing boat then tried to pull him to safety, but couldn’t reach him in time.

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