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Okaloosa County Florida Deputy Sheriff Search for Missing Kayaker

Matt Boster

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Posted by: Matt Boster
Date: Feb 15 2021 7:45 AM

OKALOOSA COUNTY:The search continues for a missing kayaker who has not been seen since leaving his Gulf Shore Drive condo in Destin Saturday around 2:30 p.m.

The U.S. Coast Guard, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, Okaloosa County Sheriff’s Office and others have been searching local waters and beaches. 61-year old David Schink of Minnesota was known to kayak around Destin Harbor, Crab Island, and in the Gulf of Mexico.

He is believed to be wearing a life jacket like the one in the photo.

A family member contacted authorities Saturday night around 6:30 when Schink had not returned by his usual time.

Investigators say he did not take his phone with him.

Schink is 6’5" tall and weighs approximately 240 pounds. His hair is currently cut in a "buzz style".

Anyone with information is asked to please contact the OCSO at 850-651- 7400 or the U.S. Coast Guard

Okaloosa County Florida Deputy Sheriff Search for Missing Kayaker

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