JUPITER, Fla. — UPDATE: The Coast Guard announced Wednesday that it has suspended the search for two people missing 46 miles east of the Jupiter Inlet.
The two missing are a Bahamian national, suspected migrant smuggler, and a 9-year-old Haitian national.
The U.S. Coast Guard announced Tuesday that two missing people who vanished off the coast of South Florida are a suspected migrant smuggler, and a 9-year-old Haitian national.
The Coast Guard said an 18-foot boat with 11 people on board capsized Sunday night while going from Freeport, Bahamas to Miami in an apparent migrant smuggling venture.
A good Samaritan boating in the area found nine people in the water, but two are still missing.
They are a Bahamian national, and a child from Haiti.
The search is unfolding 46 miles east of Jupiter Inlet.
This is a developing story. Stay with WPTV for updates.