Search and rescue crews found a body believed to be a missing 17-year-old boy who was swept out to sea Friday in Puna.
The search resumed this morning for the missing boy and crews recovered a body near Shipman Estates Beach, where the boy was swimming was swept out of the bay by strong currents. The boy had been swimming with two friends.
The Fire Department responded to a 1:33 p.m. alarm, and the first unit arrived on scene at 1:45 p.m.
Fire personnel searched the shoreline Friday and a fire helicopter made an aerial search while a rescue boat and three divers made three dives, searching north and south.
The search was suspended because of poor visibility Friday afternoon.