Anchorage, Alaska — After searching through Friday night and into Saturday, the Coast Guard suspended the search for a missing cruise ship passenger Saturday afternoon.
According to Petty Offcr. 1st Class David Mosley, the search began after the Coast Guard was notified that a passenger of the Holland America cruise ship Oosterdam disappeared Friday morning somewhere in between Ketchikan and Sitka.
The Coast Guard says 20 year-old Blake Kepley is from Fallbrook, Calif. According to Mosley, the cruise line reported to the Coast Guard that he was missing and had possibly gone overboard between 1 a.m. and 7 a.m. The search was suspended Saturday at 3:45 p.m.