Coast Guard ends search for missing Newport News fisherman

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Associated Press

Posted on April 10, 2014 at 7:00 AM

Updated Thursday, Apr 10 at 12:16 PM

MANASQUAN, N.J. (AP) -- The Coast Guard has suspended its search off the New Jersey shore for a commercial fisherman from Virginia who apparently fell overboard.
 
Thirty-year-old Renee Lopez of Newport News was reported missing from the fishing vessel Yvonne Michelle approximately 45 miles east of the Manasquan Inlet around 11:30 a.m. Wednesday.
 
The search ended at 9 a.m. Thursday.
 
The Coast Guard searched more than 240 square miles for approximately 22 hours without finding any sign of Lopez.

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