Crews searching for man who went missing in water off Sanibel

By | November 25, 2019


Bonita Springs Fire Control & Rescue District responded to a call for assistance in the search for a missing man on an inner tube off Sanibel Island Sunday.

According to Bonita Springs Fire, Sanibel Police Department notified its crew at 5 p.m. that a man that had been reported missing for four hours, last seen near the Lighthouse off the tip of Sanibel.

Aviation crews were already searching for the man for the last two hours at that point in time.

Bonita rescue crews went in to assist but were then called off due to weather conditions, and they did not find anyone.

Sanibel PD is the lead investigating law enforcement agency in the search for the man.

This is a developing story. 

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