Coast Guard suspends search for person in the water

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NEW ORLEANS – The Coast Guard has suspended its search for of a 30-year-old male who fell into the Tensaw River near Bay Minette, Alabama, Monday.

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile, Alabama, received a report at 11:55 a.m. that North Baldwin Sheriff’s Search and Rescue and Daphne Search and Rescue had located a body matching the description of the missing person, which was recovered by Divers from Daphne Search and Rescue and Orange Beach Fire/Rescue

Watchstanders at Coast Guard Sector Mobile received a report at 12:05 a.m. that the man had fallen off a pleasure craft at approximately 12:00 a.m. near mile marker 13 of the Tensaw River near Bay Minette.

Involved in the search were:

  • An MH-65 Dolphin helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans
  • Alabama Law Enforcement Agency Marine Police Division
  • Daphne Search and Rescue
  • Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office
  • Crossroads Volunteer Fire Department
  • Baldwin County Search and Rescue
  • North Baldwin Sheriff’s Search and Rescue
  • Orange Beach Fire/Rescue

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