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A body that washed up at Dockweiler State Beach on Wednesday afternoon may be that of a man who disappeared while swimming in the ocean eight days ago, officials said.

D.J. Jeffries was last seen swimming near Lifeguard Tower 18 at Manhattan Beach on April 19 about 5 p.m. when he was reported missing.

About 12:40 p.m. Wednesday, a bystander at Dockweiler reported seeing a body wash ashore. Dockweiler is about five miles north of Manhattan Beach.

“It’s possible it’s the same individual,” said Spencer Parker of the Los Angeles County lifeguards.

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