Search Continues For Missing Boaters

By: Associated Press
By: Associated Press
11/10: The Medlink helicopter helps in the search efforts

11/10: The Medlink helicopter helps in the search efforts

The Coast Guard has changed rescue efforts for a missing Ocean Springs police officer to a search and recovery mission.
Authorities say 32-year-old officer Stephen Bond has been missing since May 17 when the boat he and four others were in capsized in the Gulf of Mexico.
Ocean Springs police say officer Michael Green and his girlfriend, Becky Welch, and reserve officer Jonathan Navas and his wife, Whitney were found Monday in the water northwest of Ship Island. All were wearing life vests and are in good condition.
Jackson County Sheriff Mike Byrd said deputies searched portions the Gulf and Mississippi Sound by helicopter Thursday. The search will resume as weather permits.


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