Drowning at 39th St on the Oceanfront

Friday, July 05, 2019

On July 4th 2019 at 8:00 p.m. police received a report of a missing eight year old child in the area of 31st and the ocean.  The child was last seen near the water's edge. 

Police continued the search throughout the night.  

At approximately 2:00 a.m. on July 5th 2019 a citizen located a body along the beach at 39th St.  Despite rescue efforts by citizens and police the individual was pronounced dead.  The individual has been identified as the missing eight year old child from earlier in the evening.  

In respect for the victims family no victim information will be released.  

MPO A. L. Perry

On-call​ PIO