Kevin McGrath, the lacking Carnival cruise passenger who mysteriously disappeared throughout a Bahamas journey, was on probation on the time … which provides an entire new wrinkle to the case.
McGrath’s authorized troubles would possibly present one other clue in his Labor Day weekend disappearance, which led to a Coast Guard search that has since been referred to as off with out discovering him.
In accordance with authorized docs, obtained by TMZ, McGrath pleaded responsible to aggravated assault in Tennessee in September 2022 — his spouse stated he threatened to kill her and their children — and he ended up getting sentenced to six years of supervised probation.
The docs say McGrath received permission to maneuver from Tennessee to Florida, the place he was dwelling together with his dad and mom … and the cruise was a celebration for his father’s sixtieth birthday.
However, McGrath’s probation officers say he by no means received permission to go on the cruise, and it seems his probation workplace solely came upon he was aboard the ship when the media reported he’d vanished.
What’s extra, the docs say he is violating probation by failing to keep up communication together with his probation officer. All makes an attempt to contact him have been unsuccessful because the cruise, and his whereabouts stay unknown.
The PO additionally says McGrath is delinquent on $241.20 in probation charges, and he hasn’t made any funds towards court docket charges. He is on probation for
McGrath vanished because the cruise was returning to Florida from the Bahamas. He was apparently final seen the night time of Sept. 3 and his keycard was used to enter his room at 3:30 AM the subsequent day. His household had deliberate to fulfill for breakfast, however he did not present up and was reported lacking when everybody received off the ship.
Cops say Carnival workers and safety scoured the ship for McGrath … and the ship’s overboard detection system by no means alarmed. Backside line: Police say there is no such thing as a proof he went overboard, and there was no signal of him onboard.
The U.S. Coast Guard introduced in helicopters to go looking 3,300 sq. nautical miles for McGrath however did not discover a hint and referred to as off the search.
Likewise, U.S. Customs and Border Management reportedly advised Carnival McGrath was not detected disembarking the ship in Florida — so, the man vanished into skinny air. Seemingly, no less than.