Officials: Body of North Bergen woman recovered from Sandy Hook Bay

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Officials say a woman's body was recovered from Sandy Hook Bay early Sunday morning.

The woman found has been identified as Melissa Fries from North Bergen.

Officials say the search began late Saturday night following a report of a 37-year-old woman missing off a Highlands beach.

Multiple agencies worked through the night to search for the woman.

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