Body of missing scuba diver recovered
Sep. 06, 2018
ROCKPORT, Mass. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of a Philadelphia man who went missing while scuba diving off the coast of Massachusetts.
Rockport police say the 47-year-old man's body was recovered at about 8:30 a.m. Thursday.
His name was not released pending notification of family.
Police say a scuba diver came ashore just after 5 p.m. Wednesday to report that his companion was missing.
The diver said the two had been diving about 150 yards off shore.
The Rockport Harbormaster and fire department as well as the U.S. Coast Guard and state and regional dive teams assisted with the search.
Rockport is about 30 miles north of Boston.