What happened to Ryan Proulx? Search for former police officer missing in Bahamas suspended

On Sunday, June 18, The US Coast Watchman and Imperial Bahamas Protection Power canceled the quest for Ryan Proulx, a 31-year-old boat chief who disappeared while free making a plunge the Bahamas. Proulx supposedly vanished while free plunging at a flatboat wreck close to the Bimini delta on Friday, June 16.

Previously, Ryan Proulx served East Hartford Police Division as an official, having joined the division in 2017. The Police office has not remarked on the vanishing up until this point. Proulx’s family has likewise decided not to make an authority public announcement concerning the case.

As revealed by WTSP, Ryan Proulx was an accomplished jumper and fishing sanction skipper. In an undisclosed timeframe after he left the East Hartford Police in 2021, he began his own fishing contract business in Rhode Island.

On Thursday, June 15, Proulx left Florida’s Palm Ocean side District marina on the way to the Bahamas. As per Proulx’s companion, Steve Diffenbacher, the previous cop would every now and again go on outings down to the area to ship boats for his clients.

On Friday, Ryan Proulx was most recently seen free jumping at the site of the Bimini Barge wreck. The Coast Gatekeeper informed the public that at the hour of the vanishing, he had been wearing snorkels, a green shirt, athletic shorts, and red plunge balances.

ABC noticed that the flatboat wreck, a well known fascination for jumpers, is found roughly 75 feet deep down. The plunging school association Scuba Schools Worldwide, suggests that main high level jumpers swim close to the site, as it is known for major areas of strength for its.

After he was accounted for missing, the US Coast Watchman and Illustrious Bahamas Guard Power worked together in the hunt endeavors. Official Eric Rodriguez, a Coast Watchman public issues subject matter expert, said that the US Coast Gatekeeper sent two helicopters and one HC-144 turboprop plane to cover the region where Proulx disappeared.

Over a time of six and a half hours, airplane groups scanned a 673 foot range for any indications of the American jumper. After the endeavors demonstrated vain, the US Coast Gatekeeper formally declared the finish of the pursuit.

Coast Watchman Lieutenant Commandant Matt Spado examined the circumstance with people in general:

“We give our most profound sympathies to the Proulx family. The choice to suspend the dynamic hunt endeavors awaiting additional advancement is one we never trifle with,” he said. While the Proulx family didn’t put out a public announcement, the casualty’s sister regularly examined the inquiry exertion on her own Twitter profile. She proceeded to thank the different offices for their association in endeavoring to track down Ryan Proulx.

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