BAYVILLE - A family is in mourning after learning that their 18-year-old son was found dead in the waters off Bayville yesterday.

Officials say Ryan Worrall had attended a graduation party Thursday night and was last seen walking home early yesterday morning near Barnegat Bay.

His body was found in the water by an off-duty state police officer yesterday afternoon.

Worrall had just graduated from Central Regional High School Wednesday.

State police say an autopsy will be conducted to determine the cause of death.