Coast Guard, local agencies suspend search for 1 near Indian River, Del.

INDIAN RIVER, Del. – The Coast Guard along with local agencies suspended its search at 6:00 p.m. for a 54-year-old man after he slipped on a rock on the jetty and went into the water near Indian River Inlet Sunday.

Missing is Myungtiki Kim, 54, from Vienna, Va.

A rescue boat crew from Coast Guard Station Indian River, a rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., members of Sussex County Police Department, Sussex County Fire and Rescue, Delaware State Police and TowBoat US searched the Indian River Inlet repeatedly for approximately six hours.

The Coast Guard received a call at 1:29 p.m. from Sussex County Police Department reporting Kim went in the water from the jetty wearing a blue raincoat.

“Multiple agencies worked together and assisted in the search for Kim,” said Thomas Peck, a command duty officer at Coast Guard Sector Delaware Bay in Philadelphia.

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