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American couple missing in Caribbean after fugitives allegedly steal their yacht: Police

Ralph Hendry and Kathy Brandel are seen in this undated photo. Courtesy Suellen Desmarais

Ralph Hendry and Kathy Brandel were last seen in Grenada, family member said.

By Anselm Gibbs , Ellie Kaufman, and Ivan Pereira From ABC NEWS

February 23, 2024, 5:28 PM

An American couple has gone missing in the Caribbean after three escaped prisoners allegedly used their yacht to island hop before getting recaptured by authorities, according to investigators.

Ralph Hendry and his wife Kathy Brandel disappeared from their yacht, Simplicity, which was docked in the waters of the southern Caribbean nation of Grenada, Hendry’s sister, Suellen Desmarais, told ABC News.

Police have not confirmed the identity and nationality of the couple but are investigating the incident.

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