Cops ID dad who drowned trying to save 2 kids at Jersey Shore beach

WILDWOOD — Police have identified a father from Pennsylvania who drowned Sunday while trying to save his two children who had been swept out to sea while playing on a sandbar, officials said.

Hany Mohamed, 35, of Middletown, Pennsylvania, went into the ocean Sunday afternoon near Leaming Avenue when he saw his children get swept into the deeper waters, according to Det. Lt. Kenneth Gallagher, of the Wildwood Police Department.

Shortly before 1 p.m., lifeguards went into the water after spotting the two children in distress in the ocean. The lifeguards, however, had only seen the children as by that point …read more

Source: Cape May

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