A seek for a lacking individual within the water off southwest Nova Scotia is coming into its second day.
The Joint Rescue Co-ordination Centre launched the search after one other individual was discovered lifeless alongside the shoreline on Tuesday afternoon.
Lt.-Cmdr. Brian Owens instructed CBC Information Wednesday morning that crews scoured the water round Morris Island by way of the night time, utilizing flares and boat lights to light up the water and close by shorelines. They didn’t discover any signal of the lacking individual.
Owens mentioned they searched each island within the neighborhood, and deliberate to repeat the search in the identical areas Wednesday.
“Hopefully throughout the daytime we’ll be capable of see a bit of bit extra and probably discover the person,” mentioned Owens.
The lacking individual was final identified to be within the waters round Morris Island in Yarmouth County. Search crews have lined all close by shorelines. (Google Maps)
The lacking individual and the one that was discovered lifeless had been out on a ship collectively Tuesday, Owens mentioned, and a member of the family known as RCMP when the pair did not return as anticipated. Owens mentioned he believed they had been in a canoe.
“Hopefully he is made it ashore someplace and took up camp in a single day … fingers are nonetheless crossed,” Owens mentioned of the lacking individual.
The identities of the people haven’t been launched.