FBI Takes Over Mad Decent Boat Party Investigation

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended their search for 24-year-old Kaylyn Sommer, the woman who allegedly jumped overboard at the Mad Decent Boat Party Thursday night. Federal agents were on site as the cruise ship docked at the Port of Miami on Sunday morning.

Search Suspended for Mad Decent Boat Passenger Who Went Overboard

After covering 1,378 square nautical miles, Sommer was still nowhere to be found. Her father, Michael Sommer, declined to comment on the situation. The Sun Sentinel reports that, according to social media, she is the mother of a 6-year-old daughter named Rylee. WFOR-Channel 4 reported that Michael told Rylee her mother was lost at sea.

Mad Decent Boat Party issued a statement on their Facebook page prior to the Coast Guard’s search suspension, saying, "The safety and security of our guests and the ship’s crew is our number one priority, all appropriate safety precautions will continue to be taken for this and all of our events. Our hearts go out to the family and all involved in this incident, and we will continue to support those affected during this difficult time."

We will continue to update the story as it unfolds.


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