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Va. Beach officials ID boy who died after swimming

Monday - 7/29/2013, 12:41pm  ET

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (AP) -- Virginia Beach officials have identified a 14-year-old boy who died after going swimming in the ocean.

A city news release says Demonte White of Norfolk experienced difficulties while swimming with friends on Saturday. A search began after he was reported missing.

Searchers found White in the surf about two hours later. He was pronounced dead at a local hospital.

The Virginia Beach Police Department is reviewing the incident.

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