Coroner identifies teen who drowned near Pawleys Island

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PAWLEYS ISLAND, S.C. (WCBD) – A body has been found in the surf on Pawleys Island.

Midway Fire Rescue responded to a call regarding three swimmers in distress on Pawleys Island, Saturday afternoon.

Two swimmers were rescued by emergency workers and transported to a local hospital for treatment. 

Rescuers could not find a third swimmer until his body washed up on the beach near Springs Avenue, Saturday evening, officials say.

The Georgetown County Coroner Kenny Johnson identified the teen as Ivan Reyes Tagui, 18 of Georgetown.

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