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Body of Missing Fisherman Found Off Gloucester, Massachusetts

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    The body of a fisherman who was swept out to sea Tuesday has been found off the coast of Gloucester, Massachusetts.

    Manoel DeSonsa and another person were fishing on the rocks of Rafes Chasm Park when they were swept away. One made it back safely, but DeSonsa remained missing.

    A search was conducted Tuesday for the man with a Coast Guard helicopter, 47-foot boat, Environmental Police, and Massachusetts State Police helicopter.

    Massachusetts State Police dive crews were back out searching on Wednesday morning.

    Thursday afternoon, just before 5 p.m., the body was found near Shore Drive in Magnolia Point. It has since been identified as DeSonsa.

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