Coast Guard: Missing boater found in Lake Pontchartrain

The United States Coast Guard says that a missing boater on Lake Pontchartrain has been found. According to our partners at, the missing boater was found dead.

Coast Guard rescue crews first received reports from a missing boater around 3:30 p.m. Thursday in Lake Pontchartrain near South Shore Harbor Marina.

The boater has been identified as Clyde Naquim.

Coast Guard officials say they received a mayday call from Naquim, stating that his 30-foot white cabin cruiser was taking on water. Naquim stated he was putting on his life jacket and never returned to the radio, the Coast Guard states.

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