Two students found drowned, one more missing in Costa Rica

PARRITA, COSTA RICA (CNN) - Authorities searched for a missing Ohio student off the coast of Costa Rica after two of his classmates drowned when they were caught in a violent rip tide.

The three teens are all high school students at Patriot Preparatory Academy, a Christian charter school in Columbus, OH.

They, along with other classmates, were on a school-sponsored missionary trip and were swimming at a beach near the Pacific coast town of Parrita.

One body was discovered Wednesday, and a second was found today.

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