Body Found of Wake Forest 18-Year-Old Who Went Missing in Emerald Isle Surf

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EMERALD ISLE, N.C. — Emerald Isle officials confirm that the body of a Wake Forest teen who went missing in the surf Friday was found early Monday morning. 

Ian Frazier Lewis, 18, was last seen around 3:50 p.m. Friday. Emerald Isle police were able to locate and recover his body at about 3:30 a.m. Monday, according to a press release.

Witnesses said Frazier was swimming with friends when he and 17-year-old Mary Paige Merical, of Raleigh, were caught in a rip current. Merical was rescued and transported to Carteret General Hospital and then transferred to Vidant Medical Center in Greenville Friday night, the release said.

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