Search for missing boater continues in Walker County

WALKER COUNTY, Ala. (WIAT) — According to Captain Patrick with the Alabama Marine Police crews were back out on the Black Warrior River today in search of 54-year-old Danny McCleskey.

McCleskey was working on a barge near the Tutwiler community Saturday night when he fell overboard.

Captain Patrick tell’s CBS42’s Tiffany Westry that an image turned up during a sonar search today, but it turned out to be nothing.

Patrick says, recovery could take a while because it was dark when McCleskey fell overboard.

“We don’t have an ‘X marks the spot’,” he says.

Sonar search and dragging will continue throughout the day.

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