The body of the 12 year old girl who went missing while swimming in the Aston Bay lagoon was recovered by Police divers and the NSRI yesterday around lunchtime.
The search started at first light yesterday and continued until the body had been found.
According to W/O Seekoei from the South African Police, the young girl has been identified as Bettie van Louw from Humansdorp.
Bettie was with her family on a church outing when the tragic incident occurred.
The Jeffreys Bay Police will be conducting an inquest.