Coast Guard calls off search for New Jersey man

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard called of its search today for a missing Haddon Heights, N.J., man after the man was found deceased on Brigantine Beach here.

Deceased is Clayton Miller, 90, of Haddon Heights, N.J.

A Good Samaritan contacted the Coast Guard at about 4:40 p.m. Friday after they spotted Miller’s 22-foot sailboat The Noah’s drifting about 17 miles off the coast of Atlantic City.

The Coast Guard launched several helicopter rescue crews from Air Station Atlantic City, a boat crew from Station Atlantic City, the crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Albacore and a C-130 Hercules air crew from Elizabeth City, N.C.

A Good Samaritan found Miller on Brigantine Beach today and contacted the local police.

Miller was declared deceased at the scene.

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