Officials: 2nd Dead Worker From Capsized Boat Found In Gulf

In this photo provided by the U.S. Coast Guard, Coast Guard Station Grand Isle 45-foot Response Boat-medium boat crew members attempt to throw a hammer at the hull of the SeaCor Power. The crew was attempting to make contact with potential survivors inside the vessel. . The Seacor Power, an oil industry vessel, flipped over Tuesday, April 13, 2021 in a microburst of dangerous wind and high seas. (U.S. Coast Guard via AP)

(AP) — The Coast Guard has told families of missing workers that another body has been found from the lift boat capsized off the Louisiana coast and a coroner has confirmed that to a news outlet.

Steven Walcott said families were told Friday during a meeting with the Coast Guard that the body was found about 33 miles from the overturned ship. His brother Gregory Walcott is among the missing.

Lafourche Parish Coroner John King also told Friday that the body was found in the water, not the vessel, where divers hope to find some survivors. Six of the 19 workers on the boat were rescued within hours of the wreck; eleven remain missing.

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