Surfer found dead in Deal

Authorities have identified a surfer found dead along a jetty in Deal.Police spotted Kevin McGarry, 42, of Ocean Township, face down off the Roosevelt Avenue

DEAL - Authorities have identified a surfer found dead along a jetty in Deal.

Police spotted Kevin McGarry, 42, of Ocean Township, face down off the Roosevelt Avenue beach yesterday afternoon.

First responders dove into the water and brought McGarry onto the jetty where they initiated emergency care. Deal EMS and MONOC paramedics arrived on scene shortly after. McGarry was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:34 p.m.

The Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office says it appears McGarry died as the result of a surfing accident.

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