Coast Guard suspends search for boater

New York, N.Y. (WTNH)- After searching for more than two days, the Coast Guard has suspended its search for a missing paddle boarder who was last seen off of Atlantic Beach, New York. The missing man has been identified as 41 year old Gary Turkel.

A family member called Nassau County authorities on Sunday night saying that Turkel had gone out on a paddle board and never returned.

During the course of the search the Coast Guard covered more than 31-hundred nautical miles.

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