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U.S. Coast Guards discovered a man’s body Sunday night off the coast of Atlantic Beach, Florida near a debris field.
The man’s identity has not been revealed yet, but the crew retrieved his passport and the family has been informed.
According to News 4 Jax, the body was found with several life jackets, flares and two pieces of a vessel.
The boat wreckage was spotted by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission research team while they were searching for right whales on Sunday afternoon from a Cessna research plane.
Petty Officer First Class Lauren Jorgenson told News 4 Jax, “We've checked back through the records and there's no reports of overdue boaters or anything like that, so there's lots of unanswered questions.”
According to The Jacksonville Times, no other passengers have been found amongst the boat wreckage.
On Monday morning, the crew had to halt their continuing search due to weather conditions.
Jorgenson added, "We're going to continue searching today. Our command center folks here in Jacksonville are trying to determine and piece together the puzzle of what happened and where the boat came from."