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Police: Body of swimmer found in College Creek, Colonial Parkway reopened

Police: Body of swimmer found in College Creek, Colonial Parkway reopened

JAMES CITY - The body of a swimmer suspected of drowning has been found in College Creek, according to James City County Police in a news release. 

After a search and rescue effort that began Monday evening, and continued throughout the day Tuesday, the body of Tony Jimenez Garcia, 23, of Chesterfield, was found around 4 p.m., according to the news release. 

Garcia had attempted to swim out to a sandbar at College Creek with a relative Monday evening when Garcia went under water and did not resurface, according to the news release. 

James City County Police began a search and rescue operation, with help from the National Park Service, Williamsburg Fire...

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