Coast Guard continues search for missing cruise ship passenger

MIAMI — The search continues Saturday for a missing passenger from the cruise ship Norwegian Pearl about 15 miles east of Cancun, Mexico.

Initial reports incorrectly named the passenger as Jennifer Feitz. She has been properly identified as Jennifer Seitz, 36, hometown unknown.

The Coast Guard is coordinating the search and rescue mission with the Mexican navy. Coast Guard aircrews from Air Station Miami and Air Station Clearwater, Fla., have searched more than 2,500 square miles for Seitz.

Seitz’s husband reported her missing to cruise ship security personnel around 3:50 a.m. Friday. Cruise ship personnel conducted a comprehensive search of the ship with negative results and contacted the Coast Guard for assistance.

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