Witness saw missing Fla. oil tycoon jumping waves
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- A witness who may have been the last person to see a missing South Florida oil tycoon says Guma Aguiar's boat was speeding and jumping waves shortly before he disappeared last month.
Fort Lauderdale police have been going through the boat's GPS data and cell phone records. Aguiar's fishing boat washed ashore with the engine running. His wallet and phone were on the boat, but Aguiar was nowhere to be found.
GPS data shows the boat never came to a complete stop in the Atlantic Ocean, and travelled about three nautical miles from shore. Police said Aguiar's top speed was 31 miles per hour on rough seas. The boat abruptly dropped speed 20 minutes later and changed direction, eventually coming ashore.
Police said there is no evidence of foul play.
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