5:24 am this morning, Wednesday, June 7, 2017, the body of a teenage
male was found by National Park Service staff on the beach just east of
off-road vehicle ramp 48 in Frisco, North Carolina. The body has been
identified as a 17-year-old from Thailand who was reported missing
yesterday, June 6, 2017, after his boogie board was found washed up on
shore near off-road vehicle ramp 49 in Frisco.
Throughout the afternoon and night of Tuesday, June 6, 2017, the U.S.
Coast Guard, Hatteras Island Rescue Squad, Dare County Sheriff's
Office, and National Park Service conducted search efforts with
helicopters, boats, jet skis, and on land.
Outer Banks Group Superintendent David Hallac said, “we are saddened by
this tragic event. Cape Hatteras National Seashore sends our
condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time.”