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Body of minor caught in undertow is found in waters off Luquillo

By THE STAR STAFF


Police on Monday reported the discovery of the body of a 15-year-old boy who was dragged under by sea currents in Luquillo a day earlier.


The minor, identified by the authorities as Annyel Ayala Paris, was swept away by ocean currents at 3:31 p.m. Sunday just off the beach behind the Luquillo Kiosks.


Personnel from State Emergency Management, Natural Resources and agents from the FURA Maritime Police Division located the lifeless body of the minor and retrieved it from the sea off the Luquillo resort. It was identified at the scene by relatives.


Woman drowns in Piñones


On Monday morning, meanwhile, police reported that a woman was found dead in La Posita in the Piñones sector of Carolina, after being swept away by sea currents.


The discovery was made at 10:38 a.m.


According to the police report, the alert call was received through the 9-1-1 emergency system, which prompted the rapid intervention of Piñones Precinct agents.


The agents recovered the body of the victim, who had not been identified at press time.

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