Miami, Florida -- A fourth person has been confirmed dead following a capsizing 75 miles northeast of West Palm Beach on Thursday.
Coast Guard Seventh District command center received a report
Thursday from the Royal Netherlands Navy Zeeland of a capsized 24-footcenter console vessel with seven suspected migrants atop of the hull.
Guard Cutter Richard Etheridge and an HC-130, from Air Station Clearwater were diverted to the scene.
Upon discovering the
vessel, the Royal Netherlands Navy rescued seven people and recovered three
bodies from within the hull. The Seven suspected migrants were transferred to
the Richard Etheridge.
Netherlands Navy was en route to Key West, Fla., before discovering the
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