27 year old Kake man missing from boat in Auke Bay identified

    A family member says the boat the man was on was anchored right outside Auke Bay Harbor in the channel Sunday and not tied to the actual dock. She says he was last seen in the galley sleeping at 6am Sunday morning, plus all of his belongings, including his phone, were still on the boat.


    UPDATE TUESDAY:

    The sister of the man from Kake that went missing while aboard a boat docked in Auke Bay during the Golden North Salmon Derby on Sunday, says crews have discontinued the search for 27 year old  Arnold Skeek. Juneau Police ask that you contact them with any information at 586-0600.
     


    UPDATE MONDAY:

    The Coast Guard is still searching today for the missing Kake man, identified as Arnold Skeek.

    Mike Clasby spoke with Trevor Rothstead, the captain of the boat that Skeek was aboard in Auke Bay Sunday during the Golden North Salmon Derby.

    U.S. Coast Guard Lead Command Center Controller Scott Giard says crews are continuing to search Monday:

    Photo was provided by a family member who says the boat Arnold was on was anchored right outside Auke Bay Harbor in the channel and not tied to the actual dock. She says he was last seen in the galley sleeping at 6am Sunday morning, plus all of his belongings, including his phone, were still on the boat.

     


    ORIGINAL STORY SUNDAY:

    Crews are searching for a man that possibly went overboard in Auke Bay during the Golden North Salmon Derby.

    According to U.S. Coast Guard Lead Command Center Controller Scott Giard, a 27-year-old man may have gone overboard on Sunday. In addition to the Coast Guard, Alaska State Troopers and a group of Good Samaritans are assisting in search efforts.

    The Coast Guard is asking boaters in the area to keep an eye out for the man.

    More to come as information is made available.

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