The body of a man, believed to be that of the diver missing since Saturday August 7 off Lulworth Cove in Dorset, has been found.
The disappearance of Carvalho Ildelindo da Silveira was posted on Divernet yesterday. Divers from Devon & Cornwall Police and the Dorset Police Marine Section located the body in Lulworth Bay at around 3pm yesterday (10 August). He was waiting for a formal identification.
da Silveira, who was in her sixties, is now known to have been a resident math teacher at Brockwood Park, an international boarding school in Bramdean, Hampshire.
“Carvalho was a much-loved member of the Brockwood family and touched the lives of a large number of international students and colleagues during his 20 years at the school,” the school said. “He will be sorely missed. “
It is not known if da Silveira dived alone. Dorset Police said the death was not considered suspicious and HM Coroner had been informed.
Meanwhile, an unusual tragedy occurred on Spain’s Mediterranean coast as two divers died in what was described by the local press as their ‘first dive’, believed to be a diving experience. underwater.
The two men, aged 50 and 56, both resided in Catalonia, where they dived. They were with a group 200 meters from the port of Segur de Calafell in Tarragona around noon on Sunday August 8.
The circumstances surrounding their deaths remain unclear, but initially the young man was found unconscious and CPR was administered without success while emergency services were called. Mossos d’Esquadra Marine Police, Calafell Police and Guardia Civil all responded.