August 1, 2015

Missing diver’s body recovered

The body of a free diver who went missing yesterday has been recovered by members of the Sheriff’s Office dive team

The team went out on the water this morning to look for 37 year old Pedro Fernandez of Miami, who disappeared while free diving with friends  Friday on the Adolphus Busch wreck offshore of Little Torch Key on the ocean side.

He was reported missing Friday evening and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Coast Guard searched for him overnight.

His body was found in about 71 feet of water at 10:30 this morning not far from the wreck. It will be turned over to the Medical Examiner for an autopsy.

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  1. We set up a fund to help out the family during these hard times. If you can, please click at the link below and make a donation. - 'In Memory of Pedri'