Coast Guard Searching For Suspected Smugglers: Officials

The search is on for two missing people 46 miles east of the Jupiter Inlet in Palm Beach County.

According to the U.S. Coast Guard, the two people missing are a Bahamian national, who si a suspected migrant smuggler, and a 9-year-old Haitian national.

Officials said they went missing Sunday after an 18-foot boat capsized with 11 people onboard in an apparent migrant smuggling venture from Freeport, Bahamas to Miami.

A good Samaritan nearby contacted the Coast Guard when they saw the capsized boat in the water. The other nine people were rescued.

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