Bodies of 2 Yonkers fisherman found off CT waters

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FAIRFIELD, C.T. -

Two Yonkers men were found by divers Saturday afternoon after they went missing in the waters off Connecticut.

Fairfield police identified the victims as 32-year-old Victor Paulino and 40-year-old Jose Cruz.

Chopper 12 above Penfield Reef search effort

The victims were with two others at Penfield Reef to fish around 4 a.m. when the tide came in. 

Three of the four were swept out to sea. The other had to be rescued on the reef.
 

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