Man is Missing After Trying to Jet Ski from Florida to the Bahamas

A Florida man has been declared missing after allegedly attempting to jet ski from south Florida to the Bahamas.

Charles Walker, 52, was last seen on Pompano Beach around 5 p.m. on Sept. 23, according to the Broward Sheriff’s Office. Walker’s family said he was planning on jet skiing from the beach to Bimini in the Bahamas, a distance of around 115 miles.

While in the water, Walker’s last known location was 15 nautical miles off the coast of West Palm Beach, per the Coast Guard.

He is 5 feet and 9 inches tall, weighs 190 pounds and has gray hair and green eyes, according to a description provided by the family.

Walker is now one of the many people who have gone missing off the Florida coast in the last week.

As Hurricane Ian hit the state, 23 Cuban migrants were reported missing as their ship capsized from the strong winds and waves. Four migrants managed to swim to safety.

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