Boy dies while swimming in ocean at Virginia Beach

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VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) - A boy has died while swimming at the Oceanfront at Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach EMS spokesman Ed Brazle tells media outlets that witnesses reported the boy was struggling in the water before he disappeared Saturday afternoon.

Searchers found the victim's body in the water about an hour after he was reported missing.

The boy's name hasn't been released.

Brazle says the boy was believed to be about 13 years old.