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Body fitting description of missing man found off Silver Sands Beach in Milford

MILFORD — Milford emergency crews are at the scene where the body of a man fitting description of a man who went missing Friday was found the Silver Sands Beach.

Milford police said a body fitting description of George Swaby, 28, of Bridgeport, was located Sunday afternoon on the shore of Charles Island.

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection was heading the investigation.

On Friday, two men in their mid 20s were swept away, one was wearing a life jacket and was rescued by a private vessel and evaluated by paramedics. The second man, Swaby, was wearing a backpack and had slipped below the surface of the water.

On Saturday, search and recovery efforts were suspended for the  after a day of searching.