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Man dies while body surfing at Sandy Beach

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / SEPT. 2015

    Big surf rolled in to Sandy Beach in September 2015. A 19-year-old man died while body surfing at Sandy Beach Sunday.

A 19-year-old man died while body surfing at Sandy Beach over the weekend.

The Medical Examiner’s Office identified him today as Josiah Ramos of Aiea.

At about 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Ramos was body surfing with friends who lost sight of him, police said. Ramos was subsequently found unresponsive under the water. He was brought to shore but efforts to revive him were unsuccessful and he was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

An autopsy will be performed today to determine the exact cause of death.

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