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Body of Missing Airmen Recovered

November 12, 2014 4:38 pm

Monterey, Ca — The body of a missing Air National Guard Airmen was recovered by the Monterey County Sheriff’s Public Safety Dive Team.  The body of Airmen Khlem Nguyen was recovered this morning.

He had gone fishing with three friends in the Garrapatta State Beach area yesterday morning when he was swept off the rocks.  The Dive Team began their search morning shortly after the man disappeared and then suspended the underwater search at nightfall.  Today, with help from the Cal Fire State Parks Department, search resumed their work at 9:00 am and were able to locate the victim’s body at about 11:00 am.