Coast Guard Searches for Canadian Diver off Florida Keys

Missing Diver
Posted at 12:49 PM, Feb 01, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-01 12:49:00-05

LOWER MATECUMBE KEY, Fla. (AP) - The U.S. Coast Guard is searching the Atlantic off of the Florida Keys for a missing Canadian scuba diver.


The agency said in a news release that the crew of The Pisces reported 37-year-old Rob Stewart missing about 5:15 p.m. Tuesday in the vicinity of Alligator Reef, which is off Lower Matecumbe Key. Stewart is from Toronto, Canada.


Officials say the Navy, the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission and the Monroe County Sheriff's Office are assisting in the search.

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