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Search is resumed for missing swimmer in SC

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) – The search for a missing swimmer off the coast of Hunting Island Beach resumed Sunday morning, after being suspended Saturday night.

The search for Joseph Scott, 31, who never surfaced when he and a group of friends were swimming around 4:20 p.m. Saturday, is underway again, according to Lee Levesque of the Lady's Island-St. Helena Fire Department.

The search was ended due to darkness around midnight Saturday, and resumed at 5:30 a.m. Sunday.

Officers will spend Sunday morning on Hunting Island Beach searching for Scott, and monitoring heavy beach traffic.

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