Myrtle Beach police said Monday morning they found the body of a boy last seen swimming on Saturday evening.
Capt. David Knipes said about 8 a.m. Monday that the body of the 11-year-old drowning victim was found in the area of 11th Avenue South and the beach.
The boy’s identity has not been released by authorities.
The boy was last seen boogie-boarding with friends aroudn 8 p.m. Saturday, according to Cpl. Bishop Gibson.
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Gibson said the boy was pulled out about 150 feet by a rip current.
“We’ve been looking for him every since then,” Gibson said on Sunday.
Police called the U.S. Coast Guard to assist with the search.