Body of Missing Atlantic City Teen Found

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MARGATE, N.J. -

The Atlantic City Police Department says on the early morning of Monday, June 19th, the body of 15-year-old Kaliyah Hand was found on the beach at Jefferson Avenue in Margate, nearly five miles from where she went missing.

Hand and her friends had been swimming in the ocean after lifeguards had gone off duty in Atlantic City when she got caught in a rip current.

Her friend, 15-year-old Ramon Quinn, had attempted to rescue her when the two were swept away and pulled under the water.

Crews searched the area most of the night and into the morning before suspending the search.

Quinn's body has yet to be discovered.


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