JACKSONVILLE, FL (WALB) - The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended its search for a Warner Robins man missing at sea, after he fell overboard from a Carnival cruise ship.
Coast Guard officials identified the man as 24-year-old Kevin Wellons.
He and his wife were aboard the Carnival Elation on five-day cruise from Jacksonville, Florida to the Bahamas.
His wife reported him missing around 8:30 Tuesday morning.
According the Coast Guard, surveillance cameras showed Wellons falling from the 11th deck of the ship around 2:45 a.m. Tuesday about 14 nautical miles northeast of Great Harbour Cay.
Carnival released a statement saying "Carnival's CareTeam is providing support to the missing guest's family. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family during this difficult time."