Search continues for missing woman in Cumberland Falls State Park

MCCREARY CO., Ky. (WTVQ) – Search crews in McCreary County aren’t giving up hope of finding a woman who disappeared in the Cumberland Falls State Park over the weekend.

Crews from all around the area have been out since Saturday evening when they say Nina Parker went missing.

They say Parker, 24, was from Owensboro. She was visiting the falls with her boyfriend and son who say they turned around for a second and she was gone.

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Crews have been searching in the air with planes, in the water with boats, divers and sonar equipment and walking along the banks with dogs. They are focusing on the Eagle Falls area.

The search effort turned into a recovery missing but crews are still holding on to hope that Parker might be out there.

There are no swimming signs posted throughout the park. Crews say the water can be a few inches deep then quickly drop to nearly 20 feet. They are not sure what kind of swimmer Parker was but say the water can be dangerous.

Tuesday’s search was called off due to bad weather but crews expect to be out Wednesday and for the next few days.

Crews don’t suspect any foul play.

They say Parker wasn’t wearing a life jacket.