COPY-Search seeks Fort Lauderdale woman missing from yacht

Associated Press - July 5, 2007 7:34 AM ET

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) - Bahamian and US authorities have been searching for a Fort Lauderdale woman who has been missing at sea since Tuesday.

The US Coast Guard says it has not been able to find 41-year-old Lee Nora Fontneau -- who was last seen aboard a yacht Tuesday afternoon about 35 miles south of Freeport, Bahamas.

Authorities searched yesterday and were considering renewing their hunt today.

People aboard the boat told the Coast Guard they do not believe the woman was wearing a life jacket.

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