2nd Teen’s Body Pulled From Budd Lake [VIDEO]
Search crews have recovered the body of a Mount Olive teenager who disappeared along with a friend in Budd Lake this week.
The body of Clyde Schimanski III was found late Wednesday afternoon, one day after Nick Cianciotto’s body had been recovered.
Mount Olive Mayor Robert Greenbaum made the announcement via his Facebook page Wednesday afternoon. “Thank God that we finally have closure for the second family.” No other details were immediately released.
“It is with great sadness that I announce the deaths of Nicholas Michael Cianciotto III and Clyde Frederick Schimanski III, both of whom were 15 years old. The young men were deeply loved by their families and friends. The entire Morris County community mourns their loss,” Acting Prosecutor Fredric M. Knapp said Wednesday.
Schimanski’s body was found as arotherund 50 people had gathered at the Budd Lake Chapel at a makeshift memorial reports the Daily Record. Superintendent of Schools Larrie Reynolds says that discussion will begin tomorrow as to how to best remember both boys.
Sonar was used by State Police divers to locate both bodies Acting Morris County Prosecutor Fredric Knapp according to WABC TV.
Officials have said the boys were out on the mostly frozen lake shortly after 6 p.m. Monday when they somehow ended up in the water. Police received reports of screams for help coming from the lake a short time later.
Authorities have said two residents went out on a boat in ab bid to rescue the teens, but failed to find anyone.
The Associated Press contributed to this story