July 25, 2014
SALT POINT STATE PARK, Calif. (AP) - The body of an abalone diver who had disappeared off the Northern California coast on Monday has been recovered after a two-day search.
The Sonoma County Sheriff's Office identified the diver as 56-year-old Craig Emery Willes of Timber Cove. His body was found Thursday at about 11:10 a.m., approximately 20 feet underwater near the area where he was last seen at Fisk Mill Cove in Salt Point State Park.
An autopsy is planned.
Copyright 2014 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.