Searchers recover second body after three people disappear in water off Hunting Island

  • Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2013 8:39 a.m.

HUNTING ISLAND — Searchers have recovered a second body after three people disappeared in the water off Hunting Island.

The body of a 17-year-old male was recovered Sunday afternoon while a second body was recovered Monday morning.

Beaufort County sheriff’s deputies were looking for a 38-year-old man and another 17-year-old male. The age of the second victim whose body was recovered was not immediately clear.

The names of the three have not been released.

Deputies say a 14-year-old girl became separated from the group and swam ashore and called for help on Sunday.

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