Boat of missing man found, search continues for Floyd Belless

By WEEK Creative Services

February 26, 2014 Updated Feb 27, 2014 at 10:44 AM CDT

BERNADOTTE, Ill. -- The boat belonging to a missing Bernadotte man has been found, but the search continues for that man, Floyd Belless.

Belless, 66, has been missing since Monday evening when his boat capsized as he tried to reach his home surrounded by flood water.

On Wednesday, Conservation Police used a metal detector to locate the boat under the ice.

The Copperas Creek Dive Team was unable to locate Belless in the surrounding area.