Coast Guard suspends search for missing Cuban migrant

Crews covered more than 652 square miles

By Paradise Afshar - Digital Editor
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MIAMI - The U.S. Coast Guard suspend its search Tuesday for a missing Cuban migrant. 

Coast Guard crews suspended their search for the man, who was reported missing Monday at 7:40 p.m.

Eleven Cuban migrants were found Monday on Big Pine Key.

The group told Customs and Border Protection that they left Cuba on Thursday with 12 people aboard, but one man became separated from the group.

A Coast Guard airplane and cutter searched more than 652 square miles in the straits of Florida. 

 

 

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