Fourth Victim in Yacht Race Crash Identified

Theo Mavromatis of Redondo Beach, has been missing since April 28

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    Susan Hoffman/NewportBeach.Patch.com

    Officials have positively identified a body found in the ocean near the site of a racing yacht crash as that of a missing crew member.

    The Aegean went missing near the Coronado Islands April 28 while sailing from Newport, Calif., to Ensenada, Mexico.

    Body Found Near Yacht Crash

    [DGO] Body Found Near Yacht Crash
    A body has been found in the same area of a deadly yacht accident that happened last weekend near the Coronado Islands. Niki Burgan with SoCal H2O Rescue Team speaks in this report from NBC 7's Diana Guevara. (Published Monday, May 7, 2012)

    The bodies of sailors Kevin Rudolph, 53, of Manhattan Beach, Calif., William Reed Johnson Jr., 57, of Torrance, Calif., and Joseph Lester Stewart, 64, of Bradenton, Fla. were found immediately after the crash was reported.

    A fourth body recovered by a private vessel this weekend has been identified by the San Diego County medical examiner as the fourth crew member, Theo Mavromatis of Redondo Beach. 

    Woman Continues Search For Missing Yachter

    [DGO] Woman Continues Search For Missing Yachter
    Woman Continues Search For Missing Yachter (Published Sunday, May 6, 2012)

    The Coast Guard has not yet officially determined what happened to The Aegean in the deadly boating accident.

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    Yacht Race Rescuer Describes Horrible Scene

    [DGO] Yacht Race Rescuer Describes Horrible Scene
    Eric Lamb was in a Safety Boat during the Newport to Ensenada Yacht Race. He describes what he saw after the discovery of two victims and debris in the waters over the weekend. Image courtesy Susan Hoffman NewportBeach.Patch.com. (Published Monday, Apr 30, 2012)