Body of Missing Swimmer Found

September 24, 2018

The body of Kyler Miles was found at 4:12 a.m. Monday morning by Town of Duck police.  Miles, 35, from Ohio, went missing on Saturday, September 22 while swimming in the ocean.

On September 22, at approximately 7:53 a.m., Duck Surf Rescue, Duck Fire and Police, and Dare County EMS units were dispatched to a swimmer in distress at the Acorn Oak beach access.  The swimmer could not be located upon arrival by rescue personnel and a joint air and water search was initiated.  Dare MedFlight provided initial aerial support to Duck Surf Rescue and Duck Fire Department swimmers.  The U.S. Coast Guard later relieved Dare MedFlight and continued the search for the missing swimmer with a helicopter and large vessel.  The search was suspended Saturday afternoon.