Coast Guard suspends its search for a missing deckhand on Lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard suspends its search for a missing deckhand on Lower Mississippi River
25-foot Response Boat-Small.Coast Guard file photo by SN Vanessa Scasny NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a missing towboat deckhand near Osceola, Arkansas, Wednesday April 8, 2015. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River watchstanders received a report, at 3:53 a.m., Tuesday that a deckhand reportedly fell overboard from the towing vessel Joe Ellis into the Mississippi...

Coast Guard, locals searching for missing deckhand on Lower Mississippi River

Coast Guard, locals searching for missing deckhand on Lower Mississippi River
NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard and local rescue agencies are searching for a towboat deckhand who reportedly fell into the Mississippi River at the Mid River Terminal dock near Osceola, Arkansas, Tuesday. Coast Guard Sector Lower Mississippi River watchstanders received a report, at 3:53 a.m., that a deckhand reportedly fell overboard from the towing vessel Joe Ellis into the river, around...