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Divers find body of teen in Milford quarry

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Authorites searched for a missing teen at a quarry in Milford. Authorites searched for a missing teen at a quarry in Milford.
Divers recovered the body of 18-year-old Nentor Dahn from a Milford quarry on Monday. Divers recovered the body of 18-year-old Nentor Dahn from a Milford quarry on Monday.
MILFORD, Mass. (WHDH) - Divers located the body of a teen missing in the waters of a Milford quarry on Monday.

The teen was identified as 18-year-old Nentor Dahn of Providence, R.I. and was found with State Police sonar about 70 feet deep in the water. His family was notified.

About 20 divers returned to search the waters on Monday.. Officials said they were in recovery mode searching for the body of the teen who reportedly dove into the water Sunday and never resurfaced.

Police responded to a call for help in the afternoon. Investigators said he was diving off the cliff with friends when something went wrong.

Divers combed the water for nearly seven hours trying to find the teen on Sunday.

"What they said to us was that we all took turns diving in and when he dove in he hit funny and just never resurfaced," said James Heron, Deputy Chief of the Milford Police Department.

"It's actually a dangerous dive, there are vehicles in the water, snags, places where the divers can get caught," said Mark Nelson of the Milford Fire Department.

Members of the victim's family were visibly upset by the news and were too distressed to talk.

The water in this particular quarry goes down to about 100 feet and is a popular swimming destination.

"It's not uncommon for people from out of town to travel here to swim the quarries," said Milford Fire Department Chief Bill Touhey.

Police said they try to limit access to this and other quarries in the area, but that people are determined to take a dip.

"We do everything we can to discourage them from coming in," said Heron.

The spot is a popular swimming spot for teens to cool off, but investigators stressed the danger. Rescuers said it was a 50-foot drop off the ledge of the quarry.

The Associated Press contributed to this report.
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