Search For Missing Boater

(Memphis) The search for a missing boater at McKellar Lake will resume Thursday morning.

At 5:13 p.m. Wednesday, the Coast Guard received calls from a tugboat operator and a marina downtown about a boat seen floating with no one on board.

The caller from the marina also said they saw someone on board earlier.

Memphis Police Harbor Patrol, the Coast Guard and the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office all searched for several hours Wednesday evening, with assistance from two pleasure crafts.

A police helicopter also searched from above.

The boat, a Zodiac, is reportedly between 7 and 12 feet.


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