Police say the man who was operating a skiff that was found unmanned with the engine running Thursday is presumed missing at sea.
Police identified the man as 65-year-old Juneau resident Glen Charles “Chuck” Craig, according to a police statement.
Foul play is not suspected, and the family has been notified, Lt. David Campbell of the Juneau Police Department said in a release Friday.
The Coast Guard launched a search for possible occupants of the skiff Thursday afternoon around 1:30 p.m. after another boater reported finding the unmanned 16-foot skiff in Favorite Channel in the area of the Shrine of St Therese.
Officials said the search was halted around 7 p.m. Thursday evening.
Police said Craig’s body was not found.
Police identified Craig by the operator’s license which was on board the skiff. The skiff was returned to his family.
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