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Coast Guard suspends search for father, daughter

The U.S. Coast Guard has suspended search operations for the father and daughter who went missing Saturday after taking kayaks on Sandusky Bay.

Operations Specialist Danny Hinesley said the Coast Guard called off the search about 5:26 p.m. Sunday and will not resume operations on Monday.

READ MORE: 2 kayakers missing in Sandusky Bay

A boat from the Coast Guard's  Marblehead Station and a helicopter from the Detroit office were used in the search that began early Sunday after the Jonathan Francis, 30, and Viola Francis, 12, were reported missing.

Officer Hinesley said the Ohio Department of Natural Resources is considering putting boats in the bay on Monday to continue looking for the pair, but a decision has not been made.

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