Body of swimmer found near Hypoluxo

Published: Feb. 16, 2014 at 4:13 AM EST
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BOYNTON BEACH, FL (WFLX) - The body of the swimmer that went missing on Thursday morning near Boynton Beach Inlet has been found and identified, says Teri Barbera, spokeswoman for The Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office.

The body of Billy Jeudi, 23, was found floating in the Intracoastal Waterway along the 7000 block of Dixie Highway and Hypoluxo Road. No foul play is suspected, said Barbera.

Jeudi was reported missing by a female caller at 5:00 a.m. on Thursday. The caller said they had been swimming when she turned back to shore, she lost sight of him.

First responders believe the victim may have been taken out by a rip current.