ATLANTIC BEACH, Fla. (AP) - The year-long search for a missing Florida boater continues with investigators still searching for answers about the disappearance.
A Coast Guard news release says investigators are seeking the public's help in the disappearance of 49-year-old Bernardo Enrique Rubio Hernandez. He was reported missing Feb. 7 of last year after he didn't return home from a fishing trip off New Smyrna Beach.
The Coast Guard said it spent four days and $1.3 million searching over 13,000 square miles for the Apopka man. Authorities never found any signs of him or his 14-foot boat.
The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Volusia County Sheriff's Office, Volusia County Beach Patrol and New Smyrna Beach Police Department also assisted with the search.
(Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)