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OCEAN CITY - At approximately 6 a.m July 18, a fisherman located the body of an unidentified man floating in the Great Egg Harbor Inlet, between Longport and Ocean City.

According to a release, the fisherman called 911, and Longport fire and police personnel were dispatched. The Longport Fire Department launched a boat and recovered the body. The Southern Regional Medical Examiner’s Office is investigating and working to identify the body.

The family of a 24-year-old man who has been missing since entering the water on Great Egg Harbor Inlet on July 12 has been notified about the unidentified body.

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