VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. – A massive look for for a Daytona Seaside diver who submerged Friday in the Atlantic Ocean and has not been given that was suspended Monday evening.
Jim Evans, an lawyer serving the Daytona Beach front and better Florida region, under no circumstances surfaced while diving off Volusia County.
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“This afternoon I have built the final decision to suspend the lookup for Mr. Jim Evans,” Capt. Mark Vlaun claimed in a statement. “The Coast Guard and our associates prolong our deepest condolences to the Evans family members, who remain in our thoughts and prayers through this extremely difficult time.”
The Coast Guard claimed crews searched for 100 hrs across 5,297 square miles.
According to his daughter, Kylie Evans, her father went diving 30 nautical miles offshore and never ever came back up to the boat. Kylie Evans said her father is an experienced diver and has created similar dives in the earlier.
“I’m just waiting around for superior news and praying he’s floating someplace along the coastline, ready to be uncovered,” Kylie Evans wrote Saturday in a tweet.
U.S. Coast Guard Sector Jacksonville was leading the search for the diver with enable from the Volusia County Sheriff’s Office environment, Seminole County Sheriff’s Business, Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Fee and volunteer boaters.
Evans was sporting a multi-coloration camouflage dive match and his green and orange marker buoys had been nonetheless floating exactly where the diver was previous found, according to the Coast Guard.
On Sunday, the Coast Guard deployed a C-130 airplane in the lookup outdoors of Ponce Inlet. Crews experienced done a lot more than 60 several hours of lookup designs by boat and air covering more than 2,350 nautical miles as of Sunday morning.
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