Carnival cruise passenger reported missing after ship returns to port in Miami

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Police and federal authorities are searching for a man who was reported missing Monday morning after a Carnival cruise ship returned to Miami.

Kevin McGrath, 26, was last seen at 7 a.m. Monday┬áin his cabin as the Carnival Conquest reported back to the Port of Miami, Carnival said in a statement Tuesday. He was reported missing by his family and “was not located on board despite an extensive search.”

Miami-Dade police issued a missing person’s alert Tuesday morning for McGrath, who was last seen in a black shirt, shorts and gray sneakers. Police said he “may be in need of services” and asked anyone with information to contact authorities.

After McGrath could not be found on board, the Coast Guard was contacted, and Miami police officers arrived to investigate, Carnival said.