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Body of Missing Pa. Man Recovered From OC Inlet

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Downtown Ocean City and the adjacent Ocean City Inlet are seen Tuesday morning, Sept. 8, 2015. (Photo: WBOC Chopper 16) Downtown Ocean City and the adjacent Ocean City Inlet are seen Tuesday morning, Sept. 8, 2015. (Photo: WBOC Chopper 16)

OCEAN CITY, Md.- Ocean City police say the body of a Pennsylvania man reported as missing has been recovered from the Ocean City Inlet. 

Police said that on Tuesday morning officers responded to the Ocean City Inlet for a report of a body in the water. Police said the body, which was recovered by the United States Coast Guard, was confirmed to be that of missing 37-year-old James Benjamin Lenhart of Souderton, Pa.

Lenhart was last seen in the area of Caroline Street at approximately 11:30 p.m. Saturday, according to investigators. 

Officers broadcast a description and initiated a search for Lenhart. Coast Guard Sector Baltimore launched a boat crew and a crew aboard a helicopter to aid in the search. Maryland State Police Trooper 4 and Maryland Department of Natural Resources Police also assisted in the search.

Lenhart’s body has been sent to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner of Maryland for autopsy where the cause and manner of death will be determined, police said.

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