LONG ISLAND (PIX11)— The body of a missing 22-year-old swimmer was found on the south side of Shinnecock Canal in Long Island, police said Saturday.
John Escorcia-Arroyo was reported missing after he attempted to swim across the canal in Hamptons Bay at around 2:11 a.m. Thursday, officials said. The Long Island man jumped into the inlet after he left Dream Night Club, police said.
A female companion attempted to find him on her own before calling the police, and an exhaustive search was launched.
The man’s family has been notified, police said.