JONES BEACH - ? Officials have confirmed that the body that washed up on Jones Beach yesterday is that of a missing surfer who vanished last week.

Chopper 12 was over the scene just before 5 p.m. yesterday afternoon after the body was found. State police say they have positively identified the body as 31-year-old Zachary Gottfried, of Setauket. Gottfried vanished in the waters off Gilgo Beach Park last Thursday. Body appears to wash ashore on Jones BeachOfficials search for surfer who went missing off South Shore