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Coast Guard assisting search for missing swimmer

3 years 2 months 2 weeks ago August 06, 2013 Aug 6, 2013 Tuesday, August 06 2013 August 06, 2013 11:15 AM in News
Source: Associated Press

FRANKLINTON - The Coast Guard is assisting the Washington Parish Sheriff's Office search for a woman who went missing on the Bogue Chitto River near Franklinton.

Authorities identified the woman as 22-year-old Melanie Borja of Picayune, Miss.

In a news release, the Coast Guard said it received a call Sunday that Borja jumped off her tube and started swimming.

She was last seen swimming about halfway down the Bogue Chitto River.

Borja was wearing a two-piece bathing suit with a white top and blue bottom.

Borja has red hair and weighs 125 pounds.

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