Search continues for missing man

Monday, July 1, 2002

NEW MADRID, Mo. -- The search for a man who fell into the Mississippi River in New Madrid County while fishing Saturday will continue today. The name of the man has not yet been released.

Johnny McWhiter, communications supervisor for the New Madrid Police Department, said crews spent the day Sunday searching for the man, who "went into the river when fishing around 3 p.m. Saturday and never came back up."

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