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17-year-old drowns in Newport Beach

The youth was extracted from the surf
March 16, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
Lifeguards extracted the body of a 17-year-old from the surf at Newport Beach Saturday.The boy's parents reported him missing around 5 p.m. Saturday.

He was found floating in the surf and was taken to Hoag Memorial Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to the Orange County Register.

The drowning victim's name is being withheld from the public.


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