Body recovered in missing diver search

 LOS ANGELES – This morning divers from the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department located the body of a diver underwater at a depth of 80-feet, approximately 50-yards from the last known location of Stewart Hindley. Positive identification will be made by the Santa Barbara County Coroner’s Office.

Authorities conducted an extensive underwater and surface search utilizing boats from the Coast Guard and National Park Service, divers from Los Angeles County Lifeguards and Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department, and Coast Guard helicopters.

The cause of the accident is currently under investigation by the Santa Barbara County Sheriff’s Department.

[Editor’s note: Age of Stewart Hindley previously reported at 54 is actually 64.]

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