Coast Guard Suspends Search For Fishermen

(Narragansett, RI)  --  The Coast Guard is suspending its search for two missing fishermen near Block Island.  The stoppage came at around 5:15 p.m. Wednesday.  The two individuals, identified in media reports as boat owner Oscar Diaz and his nephew John Ansay, have been missing since the "Mistress" capsized and sank Tuesday morning; one individual was rescued by another fishing boat that initially responded to the scene.  The Coast Guard says crews searched for 72 hours covering over 21-hundred square nautical miles.


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