Search suspended for ship passenger who fell overboard

JUNEAU (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 40-year-old Texas woman who fell overboard off a cruise ship in Lynn Canal, north of Juneau.

The Coast Guard ended the effort May 17 after searching for Selena Pau Pres, of Houston, for about nine hours, Coast Guard Petty Officer Ali Blackburn said. The search was conducted by boat and a helicopter in the waters near Eldred Rock in Lynn Canal, about 20 miles south of Haines.

The captain of the cruise ship Celebrity Solstice reported the missing woman at 3 a.m. May 17, the Coast Guard said.

“Because of the searching that we’ve do...


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