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Tragic accident claims diver off Devon coast


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A diver has died after getting into difficulty while exploring a dive site off the Devon coast.

Not many details are known at the moment, but the man, who according to Devon and Cornwall Police reports was in his 60s and lived in the Exeter area, was recovered from the water off Oddicombe Beach in Torquay today (Sunday 2 May).

The death was not thought to be suspicious, and was being treated as ‘a tragic accident'. The man's next of kin has been informed.

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.
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