Update: Missing Family Found

Ahreefa Bacchus, Journalist | March 11, 2019 10:08 pm AST | 3 Comments
Ahreefa Bacchus, Journalist
March 11, 2019 10:08 pm AST | 3 Comments
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The family that was reported missing at sea earlier tonight, March 11, has been found safe by the Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR) team, a short while ago.

This was confirmed moments ago by VISAR’s Coordinator, Mr. Phil Aspinall, who indicated that the family is being taken to shore.

Previous Article: Fisherman & Family Suspected Missing At Sea

A fisherman from Anegada and his family are suspected to be missing at sea.

The family of Alex Varlack is seeking assistance from persons with boats and drones to search for the fisherman and his wife and son, who were last seen and heard from at 8:00 a.m today, March 11.

According to information received, the family was last headed south-east, past the Anegada conch shell piles.

Details are still sketchy, but it is believed that his phone battery died while at sea.

The boat in which they were traveling.
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The Virgin Islands Search and Rescue (VISAR) and police have been notified, but the missing man’s sister, Marie Varlack is asking persons with equipment that may assist in search efforts to lend their assistance.

VISAR’s Coordinator, Mr. Phil Aspinall indicated that a team from VISAR is currently on search patrol at sea.
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