Missing man identified

    Nome, Alaska (KINY) Anthony Shelp, 56 of Nome, was reported overboard and a search was unable to locate him.

    Alaska State Troopers said Shelp was reported missing on October 26 at 8:50 am.  He had been on a fishing vessel with his family when he fell off the boat.

    The US Coast Guard searched the area but were unable to locate him.  Family members also tried to get Shelp back onto the board but were unsuccessful.

    Troopers said Nome search and rescue also responded with a boat and helicopter to no avail.  Troopers said alcohol was a factor in this incident.

     

     

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