Two men drown at California beach
Aug 09,2007 00:00 by UPI
LOS ANGELES, Aug. 9 (UPI) -- The bodies of two men who drowned at a California beach were recovered Wednesday after being spotted by surfers.

The Los Angeles Times said the men were among five people who went for a swim in the Pacific Ocean after midnight just north of Huntington Beach Pier.

Police said it appears the two men, who were in their 20s, may have gotten caught in a rip current and drowned.

A search team that included five divers, two helicopters, boats and a Coast Guard search vessel spent the night trying to find the victims.

The first body was located about 5:40 a.m., the newspaper said.

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