Tuesday, June 14, 2016
Lakewood Chaveirim join search for missing man in the Rockaways
Rescuers are searching by sea and air for a missing paddle boarder off Atlantic Beach. News 12 on Long Island reports that Gary Turkel, 41, was last seen paddle boarding over the weekend near Ocean Boulevard. At 6:50 p.m. Sunday, the fire department got a report of a missing person in the water.
Turkel’s family called to say he failed to return. He was not wearing a life jacket. Gary was last seen at 1565 Ocean Blvd. in Atlantic Beach, wearing blue shorts and a white T-shirt, using his paddle board on the ocean. (Matzav)