Missing swimmer


SURFSIDE BEACH — The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for missing U.S. Airman Elijah Posana, a news release states.

Posana, 22, an active member of the Air Force, was last seen around 12:30 p.m. Sunday swimming about 100 feet from Surfside Beach’s shore, and an individual reported seeing him being pulled by a rip current, the release states. Watchstanders issued an urgent marine information broadcast and launched a 29-foot response boat with a small crew and a helicopter crew from the Coast Guard Air Station Houston.

Corinna Richardson is the magazine editor for The Facts. Contact her at 979-237-0150.

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