Trent Riley: Search for missing Queensland fisherman called off after massive effort
Hundreds of people helped and thousands of dollars were raised in the search for missing Queensland fisherman Trent Riley.
But after 11 days of scouring Brisbane’s Moreton Bay region, the young man’s family has called off the search.
“You should all be so proud of yourselves,” Riley’s brother Shannon told searchers on Sunday.
“At the end of the day, guys, life’s temporary.”
More than $66,000 was raised on GoFundMe for the search and to support Riley’s family.
Hundreds of people joined a Facebook page dedicated to looking for him, which featured regular posts about people’s efforts to find him as well as offers for support.
“Trent, can you hear me? We love you,” Shannon yelled during an emotional press conference soon…