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Diver Goes Missing Off Coast Of Huntington Beach; Body Found Hours Later

LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — Authorities on Sunday were searching for a missing diver off the coast of Huntington Beach.

Search crews in the air and in the water were actively searching near the Elly Oil platform by afternoon.

Firefighters with the Long Beach Fire Department responded to the area just before 10:30 a.m. following reports of a missing diver. According to fire officials, the diver was part of a dive group. A description was not available.

Multiple agencies were part of the search, including the U.S. Coast Guard.

The body was located after an hours-long search, under nearly 200-feet of water.

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