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Body found in ocean off Delaware beach

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Authorities in Delaware are investigating the death of a 71-year-old woman whose body was found in the ocean near South Bethany.

Police were dispatched Tuesday morning for a report of a body found in the surf off South Ocean Drive. A witness told police they saw the woman's body in the water while walking on the beach.

The woman has been identified as South Bethany resident Graciela Huegel.

She was last seen about 3 a.m. by her husband when she left her home to take a walk. Foul play is not suspected.

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