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The Latest: Missing teen swimmers ID'd as search suspended

The Latest on deadly rip currents at the New Jersey shore (all times local):

2:30 p.m.

The Coast Guard has suspended its search for two missing swimmers off Atlantic City, and police have identified the teens.

The agency said the search, which went on through the night, was halted at 11 a.m. Friday.

The two teenagers went missing after going into the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday, after lifeguards had left for the day.

Police identified them as 15-year-old Ramon Quinn, of Pleasantville, and 16-year-old Kaliyah Hand, of Atlantic City.

Family members and police say Quinn tried to save Hand, but both were pulled under the water by the strong current.

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Noon

Atlantic City police have identified the two missing swimmers who emergency responders continue to look for.

The two teenagers went missing after going into the Atlantic Ocean on Thursday after lifeguards had left for the day.

Police identified them as 15-year-old Ramon Quinn, of Pleasantville, and 16-year-old Kaliyah Hand, of Atlantic City.

Family members say Quinn tried to save Hand, but both were pulled under the water by the strong current.

Meanwhile in Belmar, Mayor Matt Doherty says a 13-year-old died and her 12-year-old cousin is on life-support after they were found floating facedown on Thursday night. Both attended the town's elementary school, where grief counselors were on hand Friday for the last day of classes.

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This story has been corrected to show Kaliyah Hand is 16, not 15.

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9:40 a.m.

Rip currents have left one girl dead and two teenagers missing on two different New Jersey beaches where lifeguards were not on duty.

Belmar Mayor Matt Doherty says a 13-year-old died and her 12-year-old cousin is on life-support after they were found floating face-down on Thursday night. Both attended the town's elementary school, where grief counselors are on hand Friday for the last day of classes.

Meanwhile in Atlantic City, the search has resumed for two teens who witnesses say were pulled under by rip currents around 6:30 p.m. Thursday.

The Press of Atlantic City reports one of the still-unidentified swimmers was trying to rescue 15-year-old Kaliyah Hand, but both were pulled under the water by the current.