Thursday, December 08, 2011

Body of Missing Scuba Diver Recovered... 26 Years Later


The body of a scuba diver found in a seaside park has been identified as a disabled man who went missing 26 years ago.

Two fishermen found human remains in scuba diving gear tangled up in their nets near Cates Park, North Vancouver, in October.

It has now emerged that the remains belonged to Peter Devoe who was last seen on March 13, 1985.

According to The Vancouver Sun, Mr Devoe, a paraplegic, was enjoying a day out with his fiance and family at Cates Park.

He was diving with his brother when he experienced problems with his equipment. He never resurfaced.

Despite searches being carried out by emergency service teams in the days following the incident, the body of the 29-year-old was never found.

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