Missing diver found dead off Manasota Key (FL Gulf Coast)

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Venice, FL
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Update: Missing diver found dead off Manasota Key

ENGLEWOOD, FL (WWSB) - Sarasota County Sheriff's Office is now conducting a death investigation of a missing diver off Manasota Key.

According to the Sarasota County Sheriff's Office, James Little, 62, a Venice resident was the diver who was found deceased.

Officials responded to the call around 10:20 a.m. and rescue crews found the missing diver deceased.

Reports say Little was with two other divers.

The incident launched a multi-agency response from the United States Coast Guard, FWC, Venice Fire Department and Sarasota County Emergency Services.

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