Coast Guard suspends search for missing hunters

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – The Coast Guard has suspended the search for the two remaining missing hunters today near Back Creek in Cumberland County, N.J.

Deceased is Janusz Toryfter, 47 of Princeton, N.J., and missing are Zdzislaw Piorkowski, 59 of Philadelphia and Joseph Karamuz, 69 of Huntingdon Valley, Pa.

A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station Atlantic City, N.J., recovered the body of Toryfter Sunday near Back Creek and hoisted the man aboard their helicopter.
He was transported to Cape Regional Medical Hospital in Cape May Courthouse, N.J.

Coast Guard helicopter crews from Air Station Atlantic City, New Jersey State Police officers and local rescuers began searching for the missing men when they were reported overdue Sunday from a duck hunting trip that began Saturday at 11 a.m.

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