After a two-day search, the body of a man reported missing while diving off the coast of Lauderdale-by-the-Sea was found Sunday afternoon, officials said.
The Broward Sheriff’s Office identified the diver as Antonio Almeida, of Deerfield Beach.
Almeida’s body was found off the coast between Lauderdale-by-the-Sea and Pompano Beach about 3:20 p.m., the sheriff’s office said.
Several agencies were involved in 18 searches that spanned more than 39 hours, the Coast Guard said. The searches covered approximately 939 square miles.