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Body of CT teen recovered

The 13-year-old went missing while swimming at Kommetjie Beach.

The 13-year-old went missing while swimming at Kommetjie Beach. Picture: NSRI.

CAPE TOWN - The body of a 13-year-old boy who went missing at Kommetjie Beach has been recovered, the National Sea Rescue Institute (NSRI) confirmed on Friday.

The Ocean View teen is believed to have drowned while swimming on Thursday.

The NSRI's Craig Lambinon says it was recovered by the police's dive unit.

"Just after 10:30am today, the body of the 13-year-old Ocean View teenager was recovered by police divers. The family is receiving trauma counselling."

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