Body of missing New Jersey boater located

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (CG Public Affairs) – The Coast Guard cancelled it’s search for Richard Best, a 49-year-old Middlesex, N.J., man, after search crews from the Virginia Marine Resources Commission (VMRC) located his body 1,000 yds. east of Marker 3 Buoy in the vicinity of Mattawoman Creek at 10:44 a.m. Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads received the initial report at 8:20...

Search continues for missing New Jersey man

PORTSMOUTH, Va. – Coast Guard rescue crews continue searching for a missing New Jersey man who fell from a small sail boat near Mattawoman Creek, Va., last night. Watch standers at Coast Guard Sector Hampton Roads, Va., received notification at 8:20 p.m that Richard Best, 49, had fallen from a small catamaran in a storm with 4-6 foot seas and 23 mph winds. A Coast Guard helicopter crew from Coast...