US Coast Guard suspends search for Maine boater

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STEUBEN, Maine (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard says the search has been suspended for a Maine man who disappeared in the ocean off Steuben.

Brothers 44-year-old Alton Jellison and 43-year-old Jack Jellison, both of Milbridge, headed out Saturday to visit an island in a small boat.

On Wednesday a fisherman discovered an overturned boat.

And the Maine Marine Patrol discovered a body believed to be that of one of the brothers on the island that they had planned to visit. Officials did not publicly identify the body.

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Three Coast Guard boats and a Jayhawk helicopter searched an area of 100 square miles for about 32 hours along with the Maine Marine Patrol and others.

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