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Source: United States Coast Guard

News Release  

U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Heartland
Contact: 8th District Public Affairs
Office: (504) 671-2020
After Hours: (618) 225-9008
Eighth District online newsroom

Update: Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Belle River, Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water in the Port Allen Route near Belle River, Louisiana, Tuesday.

Coast Guard crews searched over 8 square-nautical miles of the river continuously for approximately 20 hours but were unable to find the missing person.

Involved in the search were:
– Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew
– Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew
– Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter aircrew
– Iberville Sheriff’s Office
– Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

For more information on this case, click here.

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Source: United States Coast Guard

News Release  

U.S. Coast Guard 8th District Heartland
Contact: 8th District Public Affairs
Office: (504) 671-2020
After Hours: (618) 225-9008
Eighth District online newsroom

Update: Coast Guard suspends search for missing person near Belle River, Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS — The Coast Guard suspended its search for a person in the water in the Port Allen Route near Belle River, Louisiana, Tuesday.

Coast Guard crews searched over 8 square-nautical miles of the river continuously for approximately 20 hours but were unable to find the missing person.

Involved in the search were:
– Coast Guard Station New Orleans 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew
– Coast Guard Marine Safety Unit Baton Rouge 29-foot Response Boat-Small boat crew
– Coast Guard Air Station New Orleans MH-65 Dolphin Helicopter aircrew
– Iberville Sheriff’s Office
– Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries

For more information on this case, click here.

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