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Authorities locate missing boater in Martin County

Justin Skiff last seen Tuesday morning

Justin Skiff was fishing offshore Martin County the morning of Jan. 7 but never returned, authorities said.
Justin Skiff was fishing offshore Martin County the morning of Jan. 7 but never returned, authorities said. (Martin County Sheriff's Office)

MARTIN COUNTY, Fla. – Authorities have located a missing boater Wednesday morning in Martin County..

The Martin County Sheriff’s Office tweeted that Justin Skiff, 29, was fishing offshore in a 14-foot aluminum boat Tuesday morning but never returned.

The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Coast Guard assisted in the search for Skiff, with members of the Coast Guard ultimately finding him.

Authorities said Skiff was said to be safe.

No other details were immediately released.


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