Search continues for boater missing since Friday

Search continues for boater missing since Friday

IBERVILLE PARISH, LA (WAFB) - Search and rescue crews are searching for a Denham Springs man who went missing on Upper Grand River in Iberville Parish.

The search for 61-year-old James L. Haley began Friday night around 10:30 p.m.

Eyewitnesses say that Haley stepped off of a house boat and attempted to get back into his boat when he slipped and fell into the water. He surfaced two times but no one has seen him since.

The Department of Wildlife and Fisheries and the Iberville Parish Sheriff's Office looked for Haley until 3 a.m. Saturday morning and then resumed their search at day break. They have also received help from the East Baton Rouge Sheriff's Office Dive Team and volunteers using their own boats.

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