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Published May 17, 2013, 06:11 PM

Authorities reassess search strategy for Walsh County man

After nearly three weeks of searching for 55-year-old Guy Miller, the rescue efforts on the Forest River may be changing. Grand Forks County Water Rescue has had divers in the water every day since Miller's disappearance but on Sunday the team will reassess their strategy.

By: Victor Correa, WDAZ

After nearly three weeks of searching for 55-year-old Guy Miller, the rescue efforts on the Forest River may be changing. Grand Forks County Water Rescue has had divers in the water every day since Miller's disappearance but on Sunday the team will reassess their strategy.

I talked with Water Rescue Commander Thomas Inocencio and he has confirmed the fears of many Minto residents -- they're now looking for a body. Divers have been searching the Forest River for over two weeks looking to see if Miller's body is hung up underwater. As the days have passed their efforts have been redirected towards searching the surface of the water. Temperatures at the bottom of the river are still relatively cold, preventing a body from surfacing but as it gets hotter rescue efforts will stop searching underwater. Along with divers, UAS have been utilized when needed and a catch net has even been set up downstream.

Inocencio: "For the first week we were pretty intense with diving and now we've redirected the search to more of a refloat and resurfacing."

The catch net was put together by members of Miller's family.

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