HUNTINGTON BEACH (  — A body that washed ashore Friday in Huntington Beach may be that of a swimmer who went missing almost a week ago, authorities said.

The body was found at 11th Street just before 9:15 a.m., according to Huntington Beach Marine Safety Lt. Claude Panis.

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Authorities are working to identify the man, but Panis said the body “did match the description of the missing swimmer from last Saturday at Bolsa (Chica) State Beach.”

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Two of three swimmers reported missing by a Good Samaritan around 5:15 p.m. Saturday at Bolsa Chica were rescued and taken to hospitals.

The still-missing swimmer was previously identified by the U.S. Coast Guard as 18-year-old Shaun Linn. He failed to resurface about 50 to 100 yards from the beach. The Coast Guard sent a helicopter and a 45-foot rescue boat and conducted a search throughout the night.

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