NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) - The body of a 6-year-old boy has been pulled from the water off New London's Green Harbor Beach.
Police say Anthony Bernoudy was at the beach Thursday with his family and was playing in the water when he went missing just before 6 p.m.
Police spent the night searching for the boy on the beach and in the water, calling in dive teams from several local fire departments and the state police.
The boy's body was found by one of those divers just after 11 p.m. in several feet of water a short distance from the beach. Police say it appears he drowned, but an autopsy will be conducted to confirm the cause of death.
The beach has been ordered closed on Friday.
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