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Search continues for missing jet skier in Lake Ontario; identified as a 43-year-old Rochester man

Onofhil Isaac Nieves
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Monroe County Sheriff's Office
Onofhil Isaac Nieves, the man missing since Saturday, June 18, 2022

The Monroe County Sheriff’s Department has now identified the missing jet skier they've been looking for since Saturday.

He is 43-year-old Onofhil Isaac Nieves of Rochester.

Nieves was last seen on Saturday morning near Rock Beach Road in Lake Ontario.

Deputies have conducting searches on the ground and water with foot patrols, boats and ATV’s and also using drones in their search.

Rough water conditions and high winds over the last couple of days had hampered some of the search efforts.

Randy Gorbman is WXXI's director of news and public affairs. Randy manages the day-to-day operations of WXXI News on radio, television, and online.