ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (CBS)– Police in Atlantic City have identified a man whose body washed ashore in Atlantic City on Thursday night.
The discovery was made around 8 p.m. on the beach near the former Revel casino located in the 500 block of the boardwalk.READ MORE: “School Girls,” Directed By Temple University’s Amina Robinson, Tackles Difficult Topics
Investigators say 31-year-old Jeffrey Wilkens’ body was found floating in the water by beachgoers.READ MORE: 5 People Shot Near Temple University, Philadelphia Police Say
Wilkens had been missing since entering the ocean on Tuesday around 8:15 p.m.MORE NEWS: PPA Adding Patrols To Monitor Illegally Parked Cars In Bike Lanes Amid Growing Number Of Bicyclists Killed In Philly
The United States Coast Guard, New Jersey State Police, and Beach Patrol had been searching the ocean for Wilkens.