A woman from Hudson County was found dead on a beach in Highlands Sunday morning, News 4 New York reported.
Melissa Fries, 37, was reported missing Saturday night after going swimming with friends.
State Police, Highland police, the U.S. Coast Guard and other agencies joined in a water search for the woman, who was reported missing around 11:15 p.m.
An investigation into the precise cause of death was pending an autopsy, but it appears to be accidental, authorities also said.
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