(Update) Smith Lake search ongoing for missing boater Kelsey Starling

Courtesy of ALEA

SMITH LAKE/CRANE HILL, Ala. – The search for missing boater, 26-year-old Kelsey Starling of Troy, continues with no new developments Monday, according to Alabama Law Enforcement Agency (ALEA) Marine Patrol Division Northern District Assistant Commander Sgt. Chad Pate. Starling has been missing since a two-boat collision the night of July 4.

“There are no new developments at this time for the search on Smith Lake,” said Pate in a media release. “Christian Aid Ministries Search & Rescue Unit, Cullman County S.O., ALEA Aviation and ALEA Marine Patrol are on scene.  The only new asset that is being used today is an ROV (remotely operated vehicle) that Christian Aid Ministries SAR unit brought down today.  It is being used to get a better image in the deeper water.”

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Wendy Sack