Coast Guard locates body of missing woman from grounded fishing vessel near Coos Bay

Pacific Northwest Coast Guard News
ASTORIA, Ore. – The U.S. Coast Guard located the body of the woman, Monday, who was reported missing after the fishing vessel Ruth ran aground in Coos Bay, Ore., Sunday.

A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Coos Bay located the body more than a mile southwest of the Coos Bay Bar entrance at approximately 6:45 p.m., then recovered and transferred the deceased victim to Coos County Sheriff’s Deputies. Coos County Medical Examiners confirmed her identity as the missing woman from the fishing vessel Ruth.

For the initial release about the grounding of the fishing vessel Ruth, CLICK HERE.

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