LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The family of a man who last week went overboard the Catalina Express is asking for more resources to keep the search going.
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“We have been out looking for him every day since June 10, from sunup to sundown,” a family member said Wednesday. “And we will continue to look for him because we love him so much.”
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His family said the captain misinformed the U.S. Coast Guard on the depth of the water, which they said led the Coast Guard to forego using a dive team.
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A GoFundMe page has been set up to help the family cover the cost of their own search.