Search resumes for missing diver

Combined Marine Unit, Department of Environment and private craft searches for a missing diver resumed along Grand Cayman’s North Wall Tuesday morning.

The diver, a 60-year-old man from Las Vegas was vacationing here in Cayman and went missing Monday morning.

The 911 Emergency Communications Centre received a call from a staff member of Divers Down at the Treasure Island Resort at 9.40am reporting that a diver had gone missing on a boat dive at Eagle Ray Path, North Wall, just outside the Main Channel.

A search operation began involving boats and the Cayman Islands Helicopters aircraft. The Marine Unit dive team also carried out a search of the area. So far, nothing has been found.

Police have been told the man was last seen at around 9.20am Monday when the group was ascending. He has not been seen since.

The man is described as wearing a short black wet suit with grey trim and a tank with a yellow top. All boats in the area are asked to look out for the diver and call 911 or the Port Authority should they spot anything.

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