Missing kayaker off Malibu coast identified

MALIBU, Calif.

The Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department said 65-year-old Louis Robert Piatt of Pacific Palisades was still missing as of Friday evening.

Around 3:00 p.m. Thursday, Piatt called 911 saying he was off the Malibu coastline near the pier and was having chest pains.

Authorities found an overturned kayak and a life vest about two miles off shore.

Piatt's car was still parked at a nearby parking lot.

Piatt is described as a white male, 5 feet nine inches tall, weighing 170 pounds, balding with brown eyes.

Anyone with information about Piatt's whereabouts should contact the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department at (323) 267-4800 .

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