A mssing diver was found deceased over the weekend.
On Saturday evening just after 7, Mendocino County Sheriff’s Deputies were called to 45000 block of Light House Road in Point Arena for a report of a missing diver. Two men had gone diving for abalone aroun d 2:45PM that day, and one of the divers reported he had not heard from his friend as it began to get dark, and called 9-1-1. The missing diver was last seen in a cove about 300 yards north of the Point Arena Light House. Helicopters, boats, and personnel on land were utilized to search the area. At about 10:05 AM yesterday, the missing diver was located, deceased, by members of the Mendocino County volunteer Search and Rescue Team approximately ¼ mile north of the Point Arena Light House in the surf at the Manchester State Beach. The man’s name was being withheld pending notification to family.