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Efforts continue for missing couple

October 8, 2008 12:00:00 AM PDT
L.A. County Sheriff's dive recovery teams will try to refloat the hull of a boat on Wednesday that disappeared last Thursday.It is believed that the boat carried the brother of Congresswomen Loretta and Linda Sanchez and his girlfriend.

Authorities say divers discovered the missing 26-foot boat on the ocean floor, five miles south of the entrance to L.A. harbor.

Henry Sanchez, 51, and 48-year-old Penny Avila were on the boat when it apparently struck a barge off San Pedro on their way to Catalina.

The two have not been found.


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