Search Suspended for Missing Cruise Ship Passenger

MIAMI — The Coast Guard suspended its search at 9:15 p.m. Wednesday for a 44-year-old man who went missing from the cruise ship Carnival Victory approximately 38 miles northeast of Cozumel, Mexico.

Steven Manning, 44, of Illinois, was reportedly last seen around 1 a.m. Tuesday. Later that day, his wife had reported him missing to the ship’s crew. After the cruise ship crew completed on board announcements and searches of the ship, the Coast Guard was notified at 7 p.m. Tuesday.

Approximately 1,560 square miles of ocean were searched by two HC-130 Hercules aircrews from Coast Guard Air Station Clearwater, Fla.

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