Body of missing teenage diver found off Yokohama Bay

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — The body of a missing teenage boy was found off Yokohama Bay, Wednesday morning, May 13.

The Honolulu Fire Department initially responded to a report of a missing diver off-shore of Yokohama Bay with five units staffed with 12 personnel on Tuesday night, May 12, around 5:32 p.m.

It was reported that the diver, a 15-year-old boy, was last seen at 10 a.m.

Officials worked to find the missing teenager by air, on the surface, and underwater, but were not able to find him. Operations were temporarily suspended for the night at 7:49 p.m. and resumed Wednesday morning at first light, which was around 4:49 a.m.

At about 7:20 a.m. and after more than 12 hours of search, the body of the missing boy was recovered 100 yards offshore. He was brought back to the land where he was positively
identified by family members.

UPDATE: The Honolulu Fire Department has resumed its search for a missing teenage diver.

This is off Yokohama Bay in leeward Oahu.

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — The Honolulu Fire Department has temporarily suspended its search for a missing diver.

This is off Yokohama Bay in leeward Oahu.

Details are still coming in, but we know HFD was called in to search about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

They plan to be back out searching at first light.

Meanwhile the U.S. Coast Guard will continue searching through the night.

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