PALM BEACH, Fla. — The body of a man who disappeared while swimming off Palm Beach was found Sunday night, police said.
Palm Beach police said a 23-year-old man was on a boat anchored in the Intracoastal Waterway with friends. He later went into the water around 8:30 p.m. near Palm Beach Docks.
#BREAKING: Palm Beach Police Dept. confirm active search underway for young man who went missing while swimming in the intracoastal waterway near Palm Beach Docks, described as late teen/early 20s, dive teams and helicopter deployed near S Lake Ave and Chilean Ave pic.twitter.com/zCVQgkU8sR— Linnie Supall (@LinnieSupall) June 8, 2020
Dive teams and a helicopter were deployed near South Lake Avenue and Chilean Avenue to locate the swimmer.
Palm Beach police responded after a call from West Palm Beach police around 9 p.m. near the Everglades Island.
The man's body was found about two hours later.
The victim's name has not been released.