Diver found dead off Big Island

KAPOHO, Hawaii Island (HawaiiNewsNow) - Search crews found the body of a missing diver Sunday morning off Kapoho.

Hawaii County Fire officials said they were called at 5:13 a.m. Sunday. The 26 year-old man was last seen about 150 yards off shore in Kapoho Bay, fronting Champagne Pond.

Search crews found the man in ten feet of water. The fire department helicopter brought the body back to shore.

The man's name was not immediately released.

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