Scuba Diver Magazines

Body found in search for Lulworth Cove diver

Advertisement

Related stories

Diving instructor sentenced after student dies on training dive

Technical diving instructor Lance Palmer has been sentenced after...

Leafy Seadragon Photos Win Top Awards

Nicolas Remy Wins Top Awards With His Leafy Seadragon...

Seagrass restoration trials begin in Cornwall

A pioneering project attempting to restore climate change-fighting seagrass...

North East set to become ‘climate leader’

A South Tyneside Council-led project aims to strengthen North...

UK shark fin ban moves closer to becoming law

Bite-Back Shark and Marine Conservation’s relentless campaigns to make...

A body has been recovered in the search for a scuba diver who has been missing in Lulworth Cove in Dorset since Saturday.

Carvalho da Silveira, who was aged in his 60s and is from Bramdean in Hampshire, was reported missing at 8.15pm.

As reported in Scuba Diver, the RNLI, rescue teams, the police and a search-and-rescue helicopter started a massive air-and-sea search operation.

Dorset Police said divers and the force's marine unit located a body in Lulworth Bay shortly after 3pm yesterday (10 August).

Although formal identification has not yet taken place, it is believed to be that of Mr da Silveira. His family have been informed.

Chief Inspector Gavin House, of Dorset Police, said: “Our thoughts remain with the family and friends of Carvalho at this extremely difficult time.

“Officers would like to thank everyone who shared the original appeal as well as colleagues from all the partner agencies who assisted in the search.”

Police said the death was not being treated as suspicious and HM Coroner had been made aware.

Mark Evans
Mark Evans
Scuba Diver's Editorial Director Mark Evans has been in the diving industry for nearly 25 years, and has been diving since he was just 12 years old. nearly 40-odd years later and he is still addicted to the underwater world.
Subscribe
Notify of
guest

0 Comments
Inline Feedbacks
View all comments

Listen to our Podcast

LET’S KEEP IN TOUCH!

Get a weekly roundup of all Scuba Diver news and articles

We don’t spam! Read our privacy policy for more info.

Latest stories
0
Would love your thoughts, please comment.x