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South Point Information Update # 2 for July 26th, 2019

A South Point drowning victim has been identified as Charles Senechal of Bellingham, Massachusetts.

Hawaiʻi Police Department Ka‘ū Patrol Division, Area II Captain Miles Chong Phone: (808) 939-2520 Report No. 19-055744

Hawaiʻi Island police have identified the body recovered from the ocean on (July 15) near South Point in Ka‘ū.

The victim was identified via dental records as 23-year-old Charles Senechal of Bellingham Massachusetts. He was previously reported missing in waters off of Green Sands Beach.

On Saturday, (July 13) at 5:56 p.m., friends of the victim called 911 to report that Senechal did not return to shore after their group of seven went swimming at Green Sands Beach. None of the others in the group were injured.