Passenger from Carnival Liberty cruise ship missing

Posted at 8:43 AM, Apr 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-04-07 11:53:42-04

A cruise ship passenger from Georgia is missing off the Bahamas.

Reco Scott, 32, of Decatur, Georgia, went overboard from the Carnival Liberty 10 miles northwest of the Berry Islands, according to the U.S. Coast Guard.

He reportedly went overboard from the ninth deck around 5 a.m. Friday.

The Coast Guard is using a helicopter and cutter to search for Scott.

The Carnival Liberty and two other vessels are also searching for the missing man.