Coast Guard crews locate man near Absecon Creek, N.J.

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard located a missing 25-year-old man Friday in Big Fish Thorofare three miles east of Absecon Creek here.

Rescued was Kevin Showell.

The Coast Guard received a call at 11:15 p.m. Thursday from a family member reporting Showell overdue from a trip aboard his 14-foot camouflage boat.

A rescue helicopter crew from Coast Guard Air Station Atlantic City located Showell in the marsh near his boat in Big Fish Thorofare.

Members of the New Jersey State Police aboard a small skiff recovered Showell and transported him to their police barracks for questioning. Emergency medical personnel reported Showell had no medical concerns.

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