WEEKI WACHEE, Fla. -- The body of a missing diver at Eagle's Nest Cave was recovered Thursday morning.
Body of diver, 20, found Thursday morning
Diver did not resurface at Eagle's Nest Cave Wednesday evening
Vast system of caves a popular spot for cave divers
The diver, identified as 20-year-old Said Marjane, disappeared Wednesday evening. According to the Hernando County Sheriff's Office, a 911 call came in just before 7 p.m. when Marjane failed to surface at the Eagle's Nest underwater cave.
A search took place Wednesday evening until it was suspended for darkness.
Marjane was part of a group of six divers at the Eagle's Nest cave diving spot on the Chassahowitzka Wildlife Management Area property near Weeki Wachee.
This is not far from my house. I have been diving there in the past. It is beautiful but deadly to those that do not follow basic rules. This latest casualty was a skin diver with no tanks. You can read the full article here: www.baynews9.com/fl/tampa/news/2018/07/19/search-for-missing-cave-diver-to-resume-thursday-in-hernando-county
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