BLOCK ISLAND, R.I. (CBS) — One of two missing boaters was found alive Sunday, just days after the Coast Guard suspended its weeklong search for the pair.
Linda Carman, 54, and her son Nathan Carman, 22, went missing on Sept. 18 after going out on a fishing trip near Block Island. They departed from Point Judith in a 32-foot center console boat.READ MORE: Spring Is Here: Near Record Warm Temps This Week, More Day Light Coming
The Coast Guard suspended their search for the pair on Friday after searching over 62,000 square nautical miles, an area larger than the state of Georgia.READ MORE: CDC Says Fully Vaccinated People May Meet Without Masks Or Social Distancing
A freighter about 100 nautical miles south of Martha’s Vineyard spotted Nathan Carman floating on a life raft on Sunday and brought him aboard. He is expected to return to shore on Tuesday.MORE NEWS: These Are The Most Popular Dog Names In Boston, According To Licensing Data
Nathan Carman is in good condition, according to the Coast Guard. Linda Carman remains missing.