Missing Vt. Boater's Father Speaks to Media After Son Returns Home

By Alexandra Leslie | aleslie@nexstar.tv

Published 09/29 2016 10:59AM

Updated 09/29 2016 10:59AM

A Vermont man's father addressed the media after his son returned home after being lost at sea for more than a week.

Nathan Carman, 22, returned to his home in Vernon, Vt. Wednesday. His mother Linda is still missing, and presumed dead.

Monday night, the Windham County Sheriff’s Department a search warrant was executed at Nathan Carman’s home in Vernon.

Now, Local 22 and Local 44 has learned Carman was a suspect in his grandfather's 2013 murder.

According to records from police in Windsor, Ct., a warrant was issued for his arrest in the murder of his grandfather, but Carman was never charged.

Nathan's father, Clark, defended his son.

"He was not involved with his grandfather. He's a good kid, he loved his grandfather and it's all being drudged up and I really hate to see that because there's no substance to it," said his father.


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