Missing Fishermen Identified As Local Band Member And Ricatoni’s Employee

By  | March 3, 2016 | Filed under: News

pointingFLORENCE-The search has resumed for the two fishermen reported  missing  from Florence Harbor  around 7 PM on Wednesday, March 2 .

Lauderdale County Emergency Management Agency officials said the boat the brothers were using was pinned upside down and had damage to the hull when they found it.

The search for Jeremiah and Jacob Sanders of Florence resumed this afternoon when boats were put back in the water to continue the

Jeremiah and Jacob Sanders

Jeremiah and Jacob Sanders

search. Jeremiah is 29 years old,  Jacob is 24 were reported missing on Wednesday evening when they did not return to Florence Harbor according to officials.  Jacob plays bass for the band Velcro Pymgies and Jeremiah works for Ricatoni’s in Florence.

According to officials with EMA,  although its is  possible the brothers can be found alive, it is most likely a recovery mission at this time.  The search could be expanded to Sheffield if nothing is discovered near the Rockpile.

 

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