mcso sandy hook recoveryPHOTO: Rescue and command vehicles on Sandy Hook.  Courtesy Monmouth County Sheriff's Office / facebook

SANDY HOOK, NJ - A body was found this morning at approximately 6 am between beaches B & C by a fisherman.  The body has been positively identified as the 25 year old swimmer who went missing on Wednesday night from Beach B at Sandy Hook.  The victim, Andros Vega-Pena, was from Red Bank, NJ.

We are deeply saddened by this loss.

The National Park Services wishes to thank everyone who helped with the rescue and recovery effort.