The water search - rescue investigation continues into the disappearance of a man last seen swimming in the Missouri River late Sunday evening. He has been identified as 23 year old Aung Thu.
Omaha police responded to NP Dodge Park to help Omaha Fire Department rescue workers on the Missouri River search around 9:30 Sunday evening. Officers say Thu had been swimming in the river with family when he swam toward the middle of the river and disappeared. Witnesses then called 911 for help.
The Omaha Fire Department rescue boat searched the water and other crews looked on the banks of the river until after midnight. The search resumed this morning. The Omaha Police Department also notified local and regional jurisdictions including the U-S Coast Guard regarding the missing person.