A family vacationing in Kitty Hawk, North Carolina from New Hampshire is mourning the loss of 4-year-old Wesley Belisle after he was swept away by a wave 5 days ago.
The boy's body was found around 7:40 am local time on Carova Beach Monday (April 30).
Chief Joel C. Johnson of the Kitty Hawk Police Department posted on Facebook, "Wesley’s family has been notified and are making arrangements for him to be transported back to New Hampshire."
"We hope that the outpouring of compassion and offers of support, thoughts and prayers to the Belisle family from people all over the world can bring them some amount of solace in this time of tremendous grief.”
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