Tuesday, the Coast Guard announced it would join the search for eight people missing off the coast of Honduras.
Among the missing is a 16-year-old girl from Bridge City named Amber Marie Burkett.
The group boarded a boat Saturday night. They apparently traveled into a storm and have not been heard from since.
Burkett’s family says search crews are doing all they can to find the teen and the rest of the group. But they say much of the information coming out of Honduras is based on rumors, so it’s difficult to know exactly what’s going on.
Burkett traveled to Honduras in mid-June with her Godfather and his family.