WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — The Coast Guard has suspended the search for a 51-year-old Massachusetts man who fell overboard while fishing off the coast of Connecticut.
Coast Guard says Yuri Kirvpichev of West Springfield was fishing with
two sons and a friend at the mouth of the Connecticut River off Old
Saybrook, Conn., at about 8 p.m. Sunday when fell out of the 19-foot
boat while attempting to retrieve a fishing pole he dropped into the
The Coast Guard, using boats as well as a helicopter, with the help of local rescue teams, searched 140 square miles of water for 30 hours looking for Kirvpichev without success.