UPDATE: Bodies of missing teen, preteen in Orange Beach recovered from Gulf of Mexico

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The bodies of the two missing boys in Orange Beach were recovered Saturday morning.

According to Orange Beach's Lieutenant Steve Brown, the two brothers from the Baton Rouge. Louisiana, area were recovered from the Gulf of Mexico.

Our sister station, Local 15, said the 12-year-old's body was found at approximately 6 a.m. Saturday and was found east of where the boys went missing.

The 19-year-old body was recovered shortly after between 7:30 a.m. and 8 a.m. by divers after being located.

Coast Guard Sector Mobile watchstanders said in a press release that they received world from Baldwin County 911 at 7:12 p.m. Friday of the two male swimmer, who went under the water and did not come up.

The Coast Guard, Alabama Law Enforcement Agency, Orange Beach Police, Orange Beach Fire Department and the Marines were part of the search and recovery.

“Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family and friends of the two swimmers in this difficult time,” said Lieutenant Commander Trevor Blount, search and rescue mission coordinator at Sector Mobile. “We appreciate all the support provided by our state, local and industry partners in the search effort.”

According to Brown, the family checked into Orange Beach around 5 p.m. and went to the beach. Officials received the call that the boys were missing after entering rough surf around 7 a.m.

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