Sunday, May 25, 2008

River search scaled back

Sunday News
Published: May 25, 2008
00:20 EST

By PAUL FRANZ and JON RUTTER, StaffThe search for Chris Johnson, a former Marine Corps lance corporal and Iraq war veteran, continued Saturday along the banks of the Susquehanna River.
Rescue workers search the Susquehanna River for Chris Johnson, missing since Wednesday.

Searchers found no trace of the West Hempfield Township fisherman by the time the operation wrapped up at dusk, said Brian Morrin, the public information officer for the York County Office of Emergency Management.

Morrin said searchers are now scaling back efforts to find Johnson, who has been missing five days.

"Unfortunately, we've come to a point where we've run out of leads," Morrin said. "We couldn't bring this situation to a close.

"It's been a long four days," Morrin said

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