Coast Guard ends search for missing swimmer near Destin
DESTIN, FL - The U.S. Coast Guard has ended their search for a swimmer who went missing near Destin on Monday.
Officials received a report around 2 o'clock in the afternoon regarding a swimmer who was last seen about 150 yards off the beach by Seagrove Place condos.
The Coast Guard searched approximately 469 square-nautical miles for nearly 19 hours. Authorities couldn't find any signs of distress or correlating reports of a missing person.
The Fort Walton County Sheriff's Office also assisted in the search, along with the Fort Walton Fire Department and local lifeguards.
Anyone with information is asked to contact authorities at (251) 441-6212.
Desktop NewsClick to open Continuous News in a sidebar that updates in real-time.
Dennis Perkins, accused of child molestation and related charges, to appear in...
Free COVID-19 vaccinations available to North Baton Rouge residents Friday, Saturday
Biden administration carries out first military action with US airstrike in Syria
If approved, Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine could arrive in Louisiana next...
Students sent to hospital after 13-year-old brings drug-laced treats to school