Coast Guard continues search for missing fisherman

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard is continuing the search for a missing fisherman in Breton Sound approximately 45 miles southeast of New Orleans.

Missing is Willie Boggs Jr., 26, of Wiggins, Miss. Boggs went missing from the fishing vessel Helgie Hovland in Breton Sound Monday, June 1, 2009.

Currently searching is an MH-65C rescue helicopter and crew from Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans are searching for Boggs.

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  1. Squeaky says:

    Please pray for our family. Willie Boggs Jr. is my younger cousin, and he is an all-around decent kid. We’re going crazy just missing him, and the “not knowing” is the worst. Keep his mother in your prayers, and hug your family tight. Thanks.